DCB Obs OCT 29th UT(LAST Night) - OTV 2-1/Lacrosse5/Prowler/etc

From: Derek C Breit (breit_ideas@poyntsource.com)
Date: Sun Oct 30 2011 - 01:19:57 UTC

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    EQUIPMENT-
    Orion ST80 with Mogg 0.6 FR and a SAC-9V (Mintron) integrating camera. ST80
    is piggybacked on a 12" LX200 which does the slewing and tracking. Focal
    Reducer is at max distance from detector and still capable of focus. 
    FOV - 1.98 x 1.48 Degrees. Time by IOTA-VTI GPS Time inserter
     
    Equipment Notes - Luminance only is recorded to video. 
    
    
    For CLASSIFIED
    37375 11 010A   8739 G 20111029022503743 26 25 2301591-293283 37  
    28646 05 016A   8739 G 20111029023028342 26 25 1428885+303810 37  
    23862 96 029D   8739 G 20111029023447807 26 25 1830713+391470 37  
    28054 03 048A   8739 G 20111029025930925 26 25 1740255-131034 37  
    90007 90 097E   8739 G 20111029030803883 26 25 2024230-203795 37 H+085 10
    90007 90 097E   8739 G 20111029030840187 26 25 2024817-203754 37 H+110 10
    
    
    NOTES-
    NOSS 2-3D Off Track
    Prowler caught in the middle of some flaring on third attempt to find it.
    Invisible otherwise (< mag 13) - video forthcoming
    
    Obs - Pred: 0.018 deg X-track; 0.013 s late, relative 12.73 day old elset:
    Obs - Pred: 0.047 deg X-track; 1.248 s early, relative 5.10 day old elset:
    Obs - Pred: 0.289 deg X-track; 1.355 s late, relative 5.08 day old elset:
    Obs - Pred: 0.027 deg X-track; 0.669 s early, relative 5.10 day old elset:
    Obs - Pred: 0.064 deg X-track; 224.514 s early, relative 33.68 day old 
    Obs - Pred: 0.064 deg X-track; 222.775 s early, relative 33.68 day old 
    
    NOT SEEN
    SAR Lupe 1.. May have been seen 5 min early, but couldn't follow and failed
    to tape. Track matched exactly 5 min early..
    
    Lacrosse 3 +/- 10 min - 2 deg FOV and accounting for Earth's rotation..
    
    
    STRAYS Seen but not measured:
    21984
    7052 - FAST!!!
    9889 - Off Track
    37213 - 8s early +/-
    
    OPS 9845 (DMSP 5D-2 F6) #13736 - Fast and was a bright flare at 3h 42m 10s
    or so..
    
    
    
    Derek C Breit
    BREIT IDEAS Obs - Morgan Hill, CA - COSPAR 8739
    E. Longitude -121 42 10.0, Latitude 37 6 47.8, Alt. 282m;
    
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