R: 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 13:34:31 +0200 (CEST)
Michael,

Unfortunately I've just realized that I've used East longitude instead of 
West! 
I'm trying with the right coordinates, but I don't have any match yet. 

Simone

>----Messaggio originale----
>Da: seesat-l_at_satobs.org
>Data: 21-set-2014 13.23
>A: <andromed_at_dal.ca>, "SeeSat-L_at_satobs.org"<SeeSat-L_at_satobs.org>
>Ogg: RE: Transit of satellite over Sun for me??
>
>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.
>>
>>
>>Was there any transits for me today of a satellite over the Sun?
>>
>>
>>
>>Lat: N 44 39'
>>
>>
>>Long: W 63d 36'
>>
>>
>>Height 57 meters.
>>
>>
>>Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
>>
>>
>>UT of occurrence:  1st noted it at approx. 1050 UT,  lasted less than 2 
>seconds.
>>
>>
>>Clear skies
>>----------
>>Michael Boschat
>>Halifax Center - Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
>>Astronomy page:  http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/~aa063
>>
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