Re: Observations

From: Jonathan T Wojack (
Date: Mon Apr 16 2001 - 15:59:12 PDT

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    > Hi Jonathan:
    >  Just guessing with out doing a detail orientation check... is it 
    > possible
    > you mistaken Jupiter and Saturn as stars that disorientate your?
    You are right!  Light pollution at my site has gotton so bad, that Orion
    is now near invisible.  I mistook Jupiter and Saturn for bright stars of
    Well, I made observations on UT 04-15-2001 (first clear sky in more than
    a week).
    00:57:54 - No flare observed from Iridium 38.
    01:09:05 - Saw Lacrosse *4* for the first time.  Was reddish-orange. 
    Wasn't this launched somewhat "recently"?
    01:21:45 - Saw the Cosmos 1833 Rocket.
    01:32:12 - Saw the Cosmos 1743 Rocket.
    01:41:33 - Saw Cosmos 1515.
    Thanks to the Russians, I had a good observation session.
    Jonathan T. Wojack       
    39.706d N   75.683d W            
    5 hours behind UT (-5)
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