Re: ACCELERATION REPORT 9 April 96

JAY RESPLER (jrespler@injersey.com)
Thu, 11 Apr 1996 02:18:43 -0400 (EDT)

> No Flash-observations of 88-  1 B are in our database.  Compared with 
> 3 days ago, the Mean Motion changed suddenly.  So maybe there is yet 
> a fuel-leak and it will start flashing now?  Let's give it a try...

I saw this on Dec 3 (my birthday) 1989, in the west, el 48, mag 6 1/2, and
Feb 17, 90, east, el 81, mag about 3-3 1/2.   
I did not make any notes of flashing at the time, so they must have been 
steady then.

> -------
> No observations yet from: 
> 14760 = 84- 19 B, 19922 = 89- 28 B, 21797 = 91- 81 B

I have observed 2 of these:

89-28 B, 
Seen 11/91, west, el 33 deg, mag 6. It slowly went to mag 5.
5/92, east, el 39, vary between 1/2 to 1 minute, mag 6.3 - 8.0

91- 81 B,
Seen twice 5/92, period 16 to approx 30 sec, vary 2 mags.

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