STARLINK OBS. NOAA 18 FLARE

From: JAY RESPLER via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_lists.seesatmail.org>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2023 16:17:08 -0400
While looking for Starlinks, I found an object at mag -1. NOAA 18 
matches the object.
Steady for several seconds, then faded. I haven't checked if flaring is 
typical for NOAA 18.

   40.330  74.445  170.   JAY RESPLER Monroe       2000  6.2 10 F F T T F

***  2023 May  18  Thu evening  *** Times are PM UT-4 ***  21 4 442

  H  M  S Tim Azi El C Dir  Mag Dys F  Hgt Shd  Rng  EW Phs  R A Dec

53977 STARLINK-5094 22-125P                    6.0
21 22 56     237 78     6  5.4=57   0 9  340 246  347 2.4  81 1121  33.0
53970 STARLINK-4567 22-125G                    6.0
21 23  5     238 78     9  5.4=57   1 9  337 243  344 2.4  81 1120  33.1
55332 STARLINK-5491 23-13B        6.0
21 33 51       2 59    95  5.9=63   1 5  349 253  402 2.0  96 1236  71.3

53230 STARLINK-4364 22-84AT                    6.0
22  1 17     127 68   320  5.3=55   1 5  357 106  383 2.1  50 14 6  25.1
53223 STARLINK-4354 22-84AL                    6.0
22  9 52     332 77   165  5.5=54   1 5  356 153  365 2.2  84 1217  51.8
53702 STARLINK-4724  22-107C            6.0
22  9 52     323 77 C  92  5.5=54   1 9  340 137  349 2.3  84 12 7  50.4

55351 STARLINK-5659  23-13W               6.0
22 19 32     355 60 C  89  5.9=60   1 5  353 150  403 2.0  95 1236  70.2
55336 STARLINK-5655 23-13F      6.0
22 19 38     352 60    78  5.9=58  1 5  355 151  402 2.0  95 1224 69.2

28654 NOAA 18        05-18A  mag -1            r5.0
22 41 22      39 63   238 20.5   0 8  529 229  585 1.4  77 1537 57.8


53672 STARLINK-4428 22-105AA             6.0
22 50 59      43 57    36  5.8=61   1 1  355  17  417 1.8  78 1636  57.7

53665 STARLINK-4334 22-105T            6.0
23  5 51     349 58   332  6.0=57   1 1  355  33  411 1.9  95 1242  70.8


-- 
Jay Respler
Monroe Township, New Jersey

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