RE: Transit of satellite over Sun for me??

From: satrack_at_libero.it via Seesat-l <satrack_at_libero.it>
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2014 13:23:19 +0200 (CEST)
Hi Michael,

at 10:50:20 UTC the old DELTA 1 DEB (Norad 3417, year 1968) crossed the solar 
disk from south to north.
I don't know its size but it matches your observation.

You can see its pass in front of the Sun using this link:

http://www.satflare.com/track.asp?q=3417&lat=44.65&lon=63.6&jd=2456921.95162

(copy and paste the whole link, without missing the last digits)

Regards,
Simone

>----Messaggio originale----
>Da: seesat-l_at_satobs.org
>Data: 21-set-2014 13.04
>A: "SeeSat-L_at_satobs.org"<SeeSat-L_at_satobs.org>
>Ogg: Transit of satellite over Sun for me??
>
>Hi:
>
>
>I think I saw a satellite transit the solar disk as I was observing, I 
thought it was a small sunspot but then saw it moving straight line
>
>SSW-NNE as seen though my 80x eyepiece on my C8. It appeared as a small black 
dot and was not a plane as no contrail or
>
>any disruption of the solar disk as I observed. Not a bird, went too straight 
and did not waver.
>
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>Was there any transits for me today of a satellite over the Sun?
>
>
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>Lat: N 44 39'
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>Long: W 63d 36'
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>Height 57 meters.
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>Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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>UT of occurrence:  1st noted it at approx. 1050 UT,  lasted less than 2 
seconds.
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>Clear skies
>----------
>Michael Boschat
>Halifax Center - Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
>Astronomy page:  http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/~aa063
>
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