Re: FAST observed

Jim Varney (
Sat, 24 Aug 1996 08:32:40 -0700

Bjoern Gimle wrote:

>I saw four bursts of 3-5 sparkles up to about mag.+2 over half a second. 
>The burst period was 2.2 seconds. 

Good obs!  With those sparkles FAST is aptly named.

This is a small sat to be at mag 2.  It may be worth trying to see this 
satellite even if it is not close to perigee.

 -- Jim