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From: Patrick Wiggins (
Date: Mon Feb 18 2008 - 03:32:18 UTC

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    I've been off the list for a while but now that I'm back I thought  
    I'd say "hi" by saying I just watched USA 193 fly over my location in  
    northern Utah, USA.
    Heavens Above told me when and where to look.  Those data were  
    accurate but they were off in their brightness estimate.  They  
    predicted +1.5 but what I saw was at least -0.5.
    It is obviously getting low as it practically streaked across the  
    sky.  So fast, in fact, it reminded me of when I saw Stardust coming  
    home back in 2006 (Stardust landed a hundred or so kilometers from my  
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