APT passing by another APT, Ekran 18 flare video

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Thu Apr 03 2008 - 11:53:58 UTC

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    APT ( 31863 ) passing by another APT ( 28359 ).
    
    Area of sky
    
    12 h 50 m R.A
    +19 deg 09 min Dec
    
    http://www.kfetter.com/satvideo/2008/APR/2APT.wmv
    
    Flare from Ekran 18
    
    Time = 7:49 UTC ( Apr 3 )
    
    Area of sky
    
    15 h 11 m R.A
    -11 deg 14 min Dec
    
    http://www.kfetter.com/satvideo/2008/APR/19090.wmv
    
    I observed it flare up, for over 1/2 hour. 
    
    Plan on observing it tonight, if clear as it's so cool to observe.
    I use a wide feild view, next time.
    
    Kevin
    
    44.6062 N
    75.6910 W
    
    
    
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