ERS 1 tumble

From: Tristan Cools (
Date: Fri Apr 07 2000 - 14:55:48 PDT

  • Next message: Bjoern Gimle: "Re: Unid satellite orbit"

    I saw ERS 1 for the first time this evening since it went unoperational.
    It is in a very slow tumble, maybe two or three minutes.
    A very bright magnitude -4 flash was visible at 21h03m03s UTC confirming
    that it is out of order.
    Tristan Cools
    Belgian Working Group Satellites(BWGS)
    Damse Vaart: 3.2478E/51.2277N - OBS place 1
    Ryckevelde:  3.2856E/51.2045N - OBS place 2
    Brugge:      3.2166E/51.2104N - OBS place 3(home)
    Unsubscribe from SeeSat-L by sending a message with 'unsubscribe'
    in the SUBJECT to

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Fri Apr 07 2000 - 14:55:01 PDT