Re: another what looks to be a unid escapes

From: Tony Beresford (
Date: Mon Apr 23 2007 - 21:52:10 EDT

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    At 06:11 PM 23/04/2007, Kevin Fetter wrote:
    >I aimed my scope at Cosmos 1888 (  18384 ) to look at it for the first time.
    >I see it slowly flares, ie it's rotates slowly. So another to add to 
    >my list, so slow rotating geo sat's
    >While observing one of flares, as I call it, a sat came by.
    >I went to id it, no match so far. Since I have no positions for it, 
    >can't get a orbit. So it escapes.
    >The bright star near the middle of the screen is
    >Hipparcos #79059
    Kevin, I couldn't find a match with anything except cosmos 1888 itself.
    This includes latest version of classfd.tle I assume your video 
    inserter clock was
    showing UTC.
    Tony Beresford
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