Molniya 1-90 Observed

Ron Lee (ronlee@pcisys.net)
Sun, 28 Sep 1997 21:45:31

The newest Molniya, #24960,97054A, was observed at 01:47:44 UT
on 29 sep 97 at RA 20:47.9, Dec +45:33.6 (J2000). Magnitude 
approx 12 with some fluctuations. It was about 14 seconds early
and 1-2 arcminutes east of predicted location using a recent
Select.tle elset and Skymap.

Observed using 8" telescope at about 120X.

Ron Lee