Re: gps sat using the ccd

From: Richard B. Langley (lang@unb.ca)
Date: Sat May 18 2013 - 15:01:27 UTC

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    What would be the brightness magnitude estimate for the GPS satellite?
    -- Richard Langley
    
    > Using the ccd camera, I manged to spot a gps satellite. It's the streak in the image, passing between some bright stars.
    > 
    > 
    > http://www.astrobrock.com/2013/other/gps.jpg
    > 
    > 
    >  It's show's up as a " 10 " on your gps display, it's satellite catalog number is 23935.
    >  
    > Area of sky
    >  
    > 15 h 50 m R.A
    >  +12 deg 37 min Dec 
    > 
    > Kevin
    
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