Re: Mars Odyssey R/B 1

From: Jim McManus (jimmcmanus@optusnet.com.au)
Date: Sun Apr 22 2001 - 17:40:52 PDT

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    Hi All
    
    I saw the Mars Odyssey R/B on the 18th (visually and with binoculars) at a
    magnitude of ~3. Make sure the prediction is fresh because it gets early
    quite quickly (I missed it on the 17th by a minute or so).
    
    Cheers
    
    Jim
    
    > Good day all:
    >
    > I was curious, has anyone gotten a good fix on the visual magnitude of
    Mars
    > Odysseys rocket booster?  I've been attempting to observe it visually and
    > with binoculars but have been unsuccessful.  I am using the following
    elsat:
    >
    > 1 26739U 01014C   01111.54751124  .00716025  34679-5  98943-3 0   381
    > 2 26739  40.0267 248.7063 1010450 207.2672 147.0889 13.94872249  1923
    >
    > Any help would be appreciated.
    >
    > Regards:
    >
    > Brad Kostelny
    > Merritt Island, FL
    
    
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