Recent obs incl. 25018 flares

From: Mark A. Hanning-Lee (mhanning-lee@syagen.com)
Date: Wed Apr 05 2000 - 11:18:11 PDT

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    I've been traveling within California over the last week or so. Some obs
    at one-power, dates are local time:
    
    Friday 3/31/00 from in or near the E entrance to Pinnacles National
    Park, 36.531 -121.144 ~300 m. Limiting mag perhaps 6:
    19211 Cosmos 1953 r was near mag 3. mccants.tle has a standard mag of
    5.5 which led to a prediction of 4.3.
    23343 RESURS O1 R/B
    23834 GPS 2-25 r1
    12585 Meteor 1-31 was near mag 3. mccants.tle has a standard mag of 5.8
    which led to a prediction of 4.3.
    Iridium 38 flared as predicted low in the N.
    
    Monday April 3 Tustin lat 33.729 long -117.822 altitude est. 34 m.
    Limiting mag perhaps 4:
    Iridium 80 flared as predicted.
    21147 Lacrosse 2	Orangish
    25018 TITAN 4 R/B	Usually invisible, 2 flares to mag 1 separated by ~60
    s
    
    Tuesday 4/4 Tustin:
    25018 TITAN 4 R/B	Usually invisible, 2 flares to mag 1 separated by 55 s
    25017 Lacrosse 3	Orangish
    21147 Lacrosse 2
    
    Clear and dark skies!  Mark
    
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