RE: ... but what was that OTHER one?

From: Petter B. Aslaksen (aslaksen@stud.ntnu.no)
Date: Tue Apr 15 2003 - 13:46:34 EDT

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    On February 20th I saw the ERS 1 and ERS 2 in almost the same place and 
    course within a 30 sec. interval in Cassiopeia around 22.12 local time. 
    Are they designed to do that or was it just a coincidence?
    
    Petter, Trondheim, Norway (63.40 N, 10,433 E)
    
    
    Sitat "McConahy, Ralph" <RMcConahy@jgld.gdscc.nasa.gov>:
    
    > 
    > P S Bharadhwaj [mailto:psbad1@sancharnet.in] wrote:
    > 
    > Noticed a satellite passing through Canis Minor and heading for Leo
    > this
    > evening (loc. Ahmedabad, India 23.03N, 72.546E).  Almost immediately,
    > I
    > spotted a  second satellite on almost the same course and trailing the
    > first
    > one. Both were about the same magnitude.
    > The second was moving faster, and overtook the first one just as they
    > passed
    > within a degree of Eta-Leo. 
    > 
    > Praveen,
    > 
    > The two you saw were:
    > 
    > Symphonie 2 r    6.4  2.0  0.0  5.8 d   13
    > 1 08133U 75077B   03104.23103542  .00016125  00000-0  63034-3 0  1715
    > 2 08133  25.3127  78.4519 0388622  41.0501 321.8607 14.75156014392972
    > 
    > The second, faster one was:
    > 
    > Intlst 806Cn r   8.3  3.0  0.0  4.0 v   23
    > 1 25240U 98014B   03104.38167425  .02516697 -13017-4  17631-2 0  8520
    > 2 25240  22.4639  57.1731 0586874 213.2246 143.0011 14.97647099135794
    > 
    >   Ralph McConahy
    >   34.5489N  117.2205W  912m
    > 
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