Re: Satellite identification

Ralph McConahy (rmcconahy@earthlink.net)
Sat, 17 Apr 1999 08:34:17 -0700

Tony,

You wrote:

>Here is the information I can provide:
>
>Date: April 13, 1999
>Time: 10:28 UT (aprox)
>Mag: 9-10 (aprox)
>Coordinates: 8h46m49s +6 18' 33"
>
>Observing loc: 843'33"
> 4213'56"
>Loc altitude: 100 m (aprox)


Is your longitude East or West? [Because of the ".es" at the end of your
email address I assume that you are in Spain, and therefore it is West
longitude.] Another problem is that 10:28 UT would be daylight hours for
either +8 or -8 degrees longitude. Perhaps you meant 10:28 PM--which is
22:28??

   Ralph McConahy
   34.8829N  117.0063W  670m