Re: Apparent propellant dump seen from UK at 23:07 UT on 2022-04-29

From: Nick James via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2022 17:19:45 +0100
Cees,

Thanks. That fits perfectly.

Nick.


On 30/04/2022 16:49, C. Bassa wrote:
> Hi Nick,
> 
> Thanks for sharing this video!
> 
> Jonathan McDowell mentioned on twitter that the Angara AM launch
> performed a de-orbit burn that may have been visible from Europe. See
> his tweet at https://twitter.com/planet4589/status/1520284820450025472
> 
> The time and direction of motion that you mention seem to match this trajectory.
> 
> Regards,
>      Cees
> 
> On Sat, Apr 30, 2022 at 5:34 PM Nick James via Seesat-l
> <seesat-l_at_satobs.org> wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> There have been quite a few reports from the UK of this event last
>> night, some from as far north as 58N. My video is here taken just NE of
>> London:
>>
>> https://nickdjames.com/meteor/2022/20220429_230630.mp4
>>
>> Was this associated with the Space-X Falcon 9 launch? It is moving from
>> S to N so I would have thought that was not consistent with the 53 deg
>> orbit. It is a bit of a coincidence though and I don't know what else it
>> could be.
>>
>> On my all sky camera this first appears as a bright point and then
>> expands out to a diffuse disk.
>>
>> Nick James.
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