Obs 970902 + Iridium flare

Leo Barhorst (leobarhorst@pi.net)
Tue, 02 Sep 1997 23:59:07 +0200

Fragment 81- 59 F must quite big as I've seen it twice at a resonable 
magnitude.

Iridium 9, 24839, did flare up in the north-east at an elevation of 40 
degrees.
The other observed Iridia were mostly steady.

73- 54 A 97-09-02 20:29:21   LB   61.3 0.2   4 15.3   FF, mag 3->inv
81- 59 F 97-09-02 19:38      LB                       S, mag 4
87- 11 A 97-09-02 19:42:04   LB   20.8 0.2   4  5.2   AA, mag 4->inv
87- 11 A 97-09-02 21:22:38   LB   50.9 0.1  10  5.09  FF, mag 4->inv
92- 76 B 97-09-02 21:26:01   LB   72.4 0.5   2 36.2   AA, mag 3->6
93- 70 B 97-09-02 20:10:28   LB  107.7 0.5   2 53.8   AA, mag 5->inv
94- 41 B 97-09-02 20:21:25   LB   36.4 0.1   2 18.2   FF, mag 4->inv
96- 17 B 97-09-02 20:37      LB                       slowly var, mag 
6->7
96- 46 A 97-09-02 21:02      LB                       S, mag 4
96- 51 A 97-09-02 19:47      LB                       almost S, mag 5
96- 51 B 97-09-02 20:26:25   LB   73.8 0.1  30  2.461 FF, mag 4->inv
96- 52 C 97-09-02 20:01:12   LB   77.1 0.5   4 19.3   AA, mag 4->inv
97- 20 F 97-09-02 20:05      LB                       almost S, mag 5
97- 30 A 97-09-02 21:07      LB                       S, mag 6
97- 30 B 97-09-02 20:50      LB                       S, mag 5
97- 30 D 97-09-02 20:30:46.9 LB                       1 flare mag -2, 
0h30 +45
97- 30 E 97-09-02 20:57      LB                       S, mag 5
97- 30 F 97-09-02 21:18      LB                       almost S, mag 7

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