GOES RKT FLASHING

Jay Respler (jrespler@injersey.com)
Tue, 29 Apr 1997 01:20:25 -0400 (EDT)

Generally fainter than mag 8, the rocket flashed to mag 3, flickered a couple
of seconds, faded. About 28 sec later, flashed to mag 5, then no longer seen.
Period and mag was irregular.

   40.283  74.233  129.      JAY RESPLER           1950 13.0  8  
*** 1997 Apr 26/27   Sat evening/Sun morning  *** Times are EDT
 Hrs Min  Alt Azi  Mag    Hgt    R  A    Dec  Range
NCT 24787 GOES-K rkt                 M 3.5 ELDY  2 M2  565
 a4   0   20 255  7.9   2094  12 59.4   2.2   3433


Haven't seen UId GTO again.  Any recent elements around?

Jay Respler
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