UNID or meteor or aircraft

From: Björn Gimle via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:31:07 +0100
I have an image at 20 deg alt in NNE on Oct.23 18:58:15 UTC with a bright
track, one degree long at the image border. A third from the (inside) end
of the track is a bright flash. The track is double (not triple as aircraft
tracks usually are), and I would expect aircraft at that altitude to show
more than one flash over one degree.

Could it be a meteor or decaying satellite that has broken up, or a double
UNID?

Some alternative IOD obs and the orbits derived by Scott's ElFind.5 :
94010 15 796A   5919 G 20151023185815000 18 25 0816198+452168 55 S
94010 15 796A   5919 G 20151023185818000 28 25 0811037+451700 55 S
or
94010 15 796A   5919 G 20151023185817000 28 25 0811037+451700 55 S
94010 15 796A   5919 G 20151023185820000 18 25 0816198+452168 55 S
or
94010 15 796A   5919 G 20151023185815500 28 25 0811037+451700 55 S
94010 15 796A   5919 G 20151023185820000 18 25 0816198+452168 55 S

1 94010U 0000000  15296.79048611 0.00000073  00000-0  50000-4 0    05
2 94010  77.7867 199.3241 0007675 158.1049 309.9097 15.20102572    02

1 94010U 0000000  15296.79050926 0.00000073  00000-0  50000-4 0    07
2 94010 101.2474  17.7075 0007715  22.5269  49.5006 15.10138349    07

1 94010U 0000000  15296.79050926 0.00000073  00000-0  50000-4 0    07
2 94010  97.8826  21.7199 0006846  29.9492  44.6185 14.02358974    05

The star below the track is SAO 42220 in the attached 1/20 of my 21x13 deg
image.

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Björn Gimle, COSPAR 5919
59.2617 N, 18.6169 E, 51 m
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