An UNID sat photographed on 30 AUG 2015 ; a quite big object.

From: Alain Figer via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2015 16:46:07 +0200 (CEST)
On 30 AUG 2015, I photographed an UNID, absent from the Space-Track files + Classified.
Alain Grycan of Toulouse calculated preliminary elements, such as the following :

Altitude around 7700 km ; inclination about 72°; Angular velocity : 0.031° /s ; 
RA of ascending node : 294° ; apparent magnitude : 8.1 ; standard magnitude about 3.3 .

See coordinates, timings, photo and more info at :

https://www.flickr.com/groups/satellites_artificiels/discuss/72157631801210801/72157656244291313


Regards


Alain Figer
Southern Alps, France
44.57° N ; 6.68° E ; 1855m a.s.l. 



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