Re: Molniya 1-52 flashing

From: Kevin Fetter (
Date: Sat Dec 31 2005 - 08:29:35 EST

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    Last night it was clear for awhile, so I was playing around with my new telescope, and picked
    molyina 1-52 for it to track. I was looking through the eyepeice, something I rarely have done,
    since I mainly observe with the video system.
    I observed Molniya 1-52 between 3:04 to 3:07 UTC ( Dec 31 )
    It was around 3 h 5 m R.A -5 deg 32 min Dec at 3:06 UTC.
    I would estimate the flashes were brighter then mag 8 at that time.
    Cloudy skies tonight:(
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