Obs ML (4353), 14 & 15 April 2007: USA 129, USA 186, Lacrosse 4, ISS, Iridium 14

From: Marco Langbroek (marco.langbroek@wanadoo.nl)
Date: Sun Apr 15 2007 - 20:50:05 EDT

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    Obs SatTrackCam Leiden (Cospar 4353):
    
    classfd:
    28888 05 042A   4353 G 20070415194551100 17 75 1337437+236580 56  +035 10
    28888 05 042A   4353 G 20070415194601800 17 75 1342211+261470 56  +035 10
    24680 96 072A   4353 G 20070415195206100 17 75 1229334+059280 56  +010 10
    24680 96 072A   4353 G 20070415195216800 17 75 1232264+085830 56  +010 10
    24680 96 072A   4353 G 20070415195251100 17 75 1244101+182970 56  +030 10
    24680 96 072A   4353 G 20070415195341100 17 75 1314185+366750 56  +035 10
    24680 96 072A   4353 G 20070415195351800 17 75 1324170+411510 56  +035 10
    26473 00 047A   4353 G 20070415230856100 17 75 1120454+777130 56 S+020 10
    26473 00 047A   4353 G 20070415230906800 17 75 1216144+827010 56 S+020 10
    26473 00 047A   4353 G 20070415230941100 17 75 2037564+802210 56 S+025 10
    26473 00 047A   4353 G 20070415230951800 17 75 2105274+764860 56 S+020 10
    
    ISS & Iridium 14:
    25777 99 032A   4353 G 20070414195822100 17 75 1316274+489370 56
    25777 99 032A   4353 G 20070414195832800 17 75 1300019+441910 56
    25544 98 067A   4353 G 20070414204756100 17 75 0725298+322220 56 S-035 10
    25544 98 067A   4353 G 20070414204806800 17 75 0806446+370840 56 S-035 10
    25544 98 067A   4353 G 20070415193341100 17 75 0928142+274350 56 S-030 10
    25544 98 067A   4353 G 20070415193351800 17 75 1025442+290520 56 S-030 10
    25544 98 067A   4353 G 20070415210721100 17 75 0616067+211990 56 S-020 10
    25544 98 067A   4353 G 20070415210731800 17 75 0632142+235590 56 S-020 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.satobs.org/position/IODformat.html
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    Beautiful sunny weather: max temperatures on Apr 15: +28.7 C!
    
    Flares observed, including a KH, a Lacrosse and an ISS flare:
    
    05-042A (USA 186): short flare to mag. 0 at 19:45:58 UTC (Apr 15);
    00-047A (Lacrosse 4): flare to mag. +0.5 at 23:09:53 UTC (Apr 15);
    98-067A (ISS): flare to mag. ~-3.5 at 21:07:15 UTC (Apr 15);
    99-032A (Iridium 14): flare to mag. -5 at 19:58:27.8 UTC (Apr 14).
    
    I will post some pics of the Iridium flare, the USA 186 flare and ISS tomorrow, 
    I am too tired now...
    
    - Marco
    
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