Re: challenge

From: Tristan Cools via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:15:47 +0200
Thanks Björn and Patrick for your analises:

It could wel be the HXMT satellite but I am very surprised by its
magnitude.   It was very bright along the whole track, but fully lit by the
Sun, I think I can confirm this.

Thanks again !

gr, tristan

2018-04-21 21:05 GMT+02:00 Patrick Schmeer <pasc1312-seesat_at_yahoo.de>:

> Hi Tristan,
>
> HXMT is the only candidate that I found:
> http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=51.2093&
> lng=3.2247&loc=Bruges&alt=13&tz=CET&cul=en&satid=42758&mjd=
> 58228.8199853113&type=V
>
> Does it match your observation?
>
> Clear skies,
> Patrick
> --------------------------------------------
> Tristan Cools via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org> schrieb am Sa, 21.4.2018:
>
>  Betreff: challenge
>  An: "Seesat-L" <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
>  Datum: Samstag, 21. April, 2018 18:50 Uhr
>
>  Hi all,
>
>  This may be a challenge but maybe
>  somebody can help.
>
>  Yesterday, april 20 2018 I saw a bright
>  satellite travelling from West to
>  East maybe 30 deg culmination hight.
>  Location was Bruges, Belgium and time
>  of observation around 19:42 UTC.
>
>  I include a picture here.  Only a
>  small trail is visible with (almost) no
>  reference stars as the photograph was
>  taken in twighlight and largely over
>  exposed.  I was visible the whole
>  track untill it disappeared behind houses.
>
>  https://drive.google.com/open?id=1U2mzaWew9Ve3yrOgD1cctaLCVAmzptJ3
>
>  I have no clue what it is, maybe a
>  bright object in 52deg orbit but
>  certainly not ISS.
>
>  I also couldn't find it in the TLE
>  files from spacetrak.
>
>  Maybe someone can help.
>  gr,
>  Tristan Cools
>  BWGS
>
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