Obs ML (4353), 1 Apr 2006: USA 129

From: Marco Langbroek (marco.langbroek@wanadoo.nl)
Date: Sat Apr 01 2006 - 18:01:56 EST

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    Obs SatTrackCam Leiden (Cospar 4353),1 Apr 2006:
    
    24680 96 072A   4353 G 20060401205351100 17 75 0802211+564750 56 S+025 10
    24680 96 072A   4353 G 20060401205401800 17 75 0737144+608890 56 S+025 10
    24680 96 072A   4353 G 20060401205436100 17 75 0532293+704790 56 S+025 10
    24680 96 072A   4353 G 20060401205446800 17 75 0443070+715750 56 S+025 10
    24680 96 072A   4353 G 20060401205516100 17 75 0243096+707910 56 S+030 10
    24680 96 072A   4353 G 20060401205526800 17 75 0209485+695180 56 S+030 10
    
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    Method: Canon Digital Ixus 400 + ASTRORECORD astrometric software.
    Camera at manual mode, "10 second" (= 10.7 second) exposure, wide field 
    f2.8/7.41 mm.
    
    What these numbers mean:
    http://www.satellite.eu.org/position/IODformat.html
    
    Beautiful clear sky. USA 129 made a nice bright zenith pass, easily visible by 
    the naked eye at mag. +2.5. I obtained 3 images, hence 6 points. The trail on 
    the 3rd image is faint, so the last two points should be used with care.
    
    - Marco  :-)
    
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