RE: Missed FIA radar 1 on second pass

From: Ted Molczan (
Date: Thu Sep 23 2010 - 02:31:15 UTC

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    Kevin Fetter wrote:
    > I aimed at where, it was to pass at around 2:17 utc ( Sept 23 
    > ) but nothing spotted.
    > So must have been to faint, to see it, at the time.
    I observed it about one minute later, and it was very faint. I only spotted after it passed the
    reference star I planned to use. It brightened a bit over the next minute, but it remained near mag
    8 the whole time. Much fainter than on the previous pass, which you and I also observed at the same
    Ted Molczan
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