Re: Another unknown - slow tumbler

From: ComHem (b.gimle@comhem.se)
Date: Mon Oct 15 2007 - 03:39:45 EDT

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    Could it have been the SL-3 rocket #09904 from 77024B METEOR 1-27
    It culminated at 00:11:18 UTC after passing 2 deg above (50 deg) C*1975 
    00:11:10 in azimuth 098
    
    Even if this alt discrepancy is true (typo?), you gave very relevant obs 
    details !
    
    -- Björn Gimle                                            --
    -- COSPAR 5917, STAR,  +18.0545  (E), +59.3419  (N), 33 m --
    -- COSPAR 5918 WGS84,  +18.10127 (E), +59.29813 (N), 44 m --
    -- COSPAR 5919, MALMA, +18.6206  (E), +59.2615  (N), 33 m --
    
    > Watched Cosmos 1975 passing N-S and a dim bird crossed in my binoculars 
    > view traveling SE-N.
    >
    > It was at 8:11 ET when I first observed it at about 40 degrees ALT, 
    > looking 100 degrees (ESE), location coords 35.9676°N, 84.0251°W
    >
    
    
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