SZ-7 rocket again

From: Robert Holdsworth (robbonz1@xtra.co.nz)
Date: Fri Sep 26 2008 - 17:40:28 UTC

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    Skies better than expected, partly cloudy with strong to gale force winds 
    but clear enough in the area of interest for a high pass to the 
    Northwest/Northeast again, higher than yesterday morning.
    
    Good correspondence to 33387 Object B.
    
    Now as might be expected a fast mover and there did seem to be some 
    inconsistency in magnitude  averaging about mag 1 though was not able to 
    establish a pattern during this shadow exit pass.  Definitely should be kept 
    an eye on in view of the fact that I reported it appearing steady, Ted 
    reported a slow variation shortly afterwards and this may have increased 
    .since.
    
    Only one point obtained, almost appulsed Canis Major at 16:45:20 plus or 
    minus 1 sec, lovely,  looked as if it was going to appulse but appeared to 
    "touch" the very edge of it.
    
    Unfortunately missed SZ7 itself while writing this one up- silly me lol. 
    (Once again human error- I had fed in new elements for the rocket in 
    Orbitron and not the payload!)  These 4:45 a.m starts do not agree with me 
    though yesterday's one paid off handsomely as I am not aware of any earlier 
    observation and it would have been one of very few  where they were in close 
    proximity.
    
    PS be very careful to spell heavens-above.com correctly in your browser, 
    there is a very impressive looking spoof site!
    
    Robert Holdsworth
    Wainuiomata
    New Zealand
    174.948E
    41.261S
    
    (UTC plus 12 till tomorrow when NZ Daylight time kicks in to become UTC plus 
    13.) 
    
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