Re: Unid in NGC 224 photos

From: Russell Eberst via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:19:23 +0000
On 14/11/2018 09:42, Frits via Seesat-l wrote:
> Hello,
>
> A weather amateur in the north of the Netherlands photographed the 
> Andromeda Galaxy (NGC 224) yesterday evening, 13 Nov:
>
> https://www.weerwoord.be/m/2440507
>
> In the pictures a satellite trace is visible. Using the Space-Track 
> full catalog file I'm unable to identify the satellite.
>
> The camera location was within about 1 km of these coordinates:
>
> N 53.2901
> E 5.7645
>
> The EXIF times in the pictures are incorrect. The photographer reports 
> that the pictures were taken on 13 Nov. 2018 between 20:41 and 20:46 
> UTC (21:41 and 21:46 LT). He also reports that the satellite was slow 
> moving, just a couple of degrees in 5 minutes.
>
> Using RTGUI I found that at above coordinates at 20:43 UTC, NGC 224 
> was at:
>
> Azimuth: 174 deg
> Elevation: 78 deg
>
I get that this object was 18-03D, #43110  a Beidou rocket passing 
centrally through M31 at 20:45:14 U.T.

regards
Russell


_______________________________________________
Seesat-l mailing list
http://mailman.satobs.org/mailman/listinfo/seesat-l
Received on Wed Nov 14 2018 - 04:21:46 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Wed Nov 14 2018 - 10:21:46 UTC