back to observing milstar flares:)

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Fri Apr 15 2005 - 01:07:39 EDT

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    Tonight I watch milstar 1 as I call it, flare up:) 
    Nice to observe milstar flares, after taking a break becuase the earth's shadow was a problem.
    
    This is the object I was observing
    
    Unknown 041002  10.0  3.0  0.0  3.5 v   30
    1 90023U 04776A   05099.16849851 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    06
    2 90023   5.0601 190.1261 0008147 189.5816 170.4184  1.00270150    07
    
    Time was approx 4:55 UTC ( Apr 15 ) and milstar 1 reached at least mag +7.4
    
    I observed it at around 
    
    13 h 58 m R.A
    -4 deg 52 min Dec
    
    Go milstar!
    
    I don't need geo sat flare season, to see a flaring geo sat.
    
    Kevin
    
    44.6062 N
    75.6920 W
    
    
    		
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