unusual satellite seen

From: Walter Nissen <dk058_at_cleveland.Freenet.Edu>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 1995 17:38:13 -0400

Seems like a reasonable question to me.
 
Cheers.
 
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> From: reinerp_at_panix.com (Peter D. Reiner)
> Newsgroups: sci.astro
> Subject: unusual satellite seen
> Date: Thu Apr 27 11:36:48 1995
>
> On thursday, 4/20 about 9:00 pm I saw a pinpoint
> moving like a satellite in the northern part of
> the sky, about 45 deg above horizon. Location
> was Mt. Desert Island, Maine.
>
> The unusual thing was an illuminated area of the
> sky above and below it, which moved in exact register
> to it as it moved across the sky.
> My guess is that it was causing a phosphorescent
> effect. Does anyone know what satellite this
> could have been?
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