GStar 2? -- very bright flashes

From: Ed Cannon (
Date: Fri Oct 29 2010 - 20:58:51 UTC

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    Last night I observed what seems to have been 
    GStar 2 (86-026A, 16649) flashing very brightly
    with a period of about 78.5 seconds.  The time 
    was about 3:36 to 3:52 UTC.  At that time GStar 2 
    was in the vicinity of RA 22:00, Dec -17.7.  By
    the end of the observation it was getting too 
    faint for me to see it any longer.
    Kevin reported GStar 2 flashing faintly with a
    short period in January 2009.
    I had been looking for TDF 2 (90-063A, 20705) 
    and/or Cosmos 2282 (94-038A, 23168), both of 
    which were nearby, but I don't think that it was 
    either of those.
    PPAS report once/if its identity is confirmed.
    More to come about last night, if I don't run out
    of time.
    Ed Cannon - Austin, Texas, USA
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