Optical 07 Nov 2017 Part 2

From: Greg Roberts via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2017 12:02:56 +0200
Optical 07 November 2017-Part 2
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Cosatrak 1 (Computerised satellite Tracking System).

CANON 650D DSLR camera. Trimble GPS

Used with 203mm aperture f/3.6 reflector (focal length 734mm).
Field of view 103 x 69 arc minutes.
Image scale 4.736 arc sec/pixel
These observations processed manually.

Exposure usually around 25 to 35 sec at ISO 1600,noise
reduction off. Mount NOT tracking.

Site 0435 : Longitude 18.5101 deg East, Latitude -33.9369 deg,
Elevation 25 metres - situated in Pinelands (Cape Town),South Africa

For Classified.tle:
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04418 70 046A   0435 P 20171107193047000 16 15 0358089+101611 28
04418 70 046A   0435 P 20171107193541000 16 15 0403035+101312 28
04418 70 046A   0435 P 20171107193920000 16 15 0406440+101042 28
39652 14 020A   0435 P 20171107182645000 16 15 0329303+073736 28
39652 14 020A   0435 P 20171107182913000 16 15 0331595+073825 28


NOTES:
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(1) Poor conditions due to heavy smoke from large mountain fire
     in direction I was observing.     USA 250 #39652 was observed at
     an elevation of 11 degrees.

Cheers
Greg

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