Re: Gorizont 23 flash period 1% decrease

Kurt Jonckheere (kjonckheere@unicall.be)
Thu, 7 Aug 1997 19:35:31 +0200

At 08:56 7-08-97, Ron Lee wrote:
>I need some corporate memory help.  Either earlier this year or late
>last year, I think several folks observed a geosync flasher that had
>a decreasing period. Was that Gorizont 23 or another satellite?
Yes this was Gorizont 23 = 91- 46 A = 21533.

In our archive we find :
91- 46 A 94-10-01            JHR       3       72     mg12-13Fl@6.5,day unknown
91- 46 A 97-05-07 21:16:05   RO              5 53.47  +/-0.03 FLASH MAG 5
91- 46 A 97-05-08 22:01:27.1 RK        0.1  44 53.474 mag +5->inv
91- 46 A 97-05-09 23:26:46.0 KJ        0.2  84 53.456 mag +5->inv
91- 46 A 97-05-18  5:05:32.8 MM        0.1 137 53.442 mag 5-inv
91- 46 A 97-05-26 04:59:53   RS  587.0 1.0  11 53.36  max mag +5 tp 5.5
91- 46 A 97-05-27 04:18.8    RGL 533.7 0.2  10 53.37
91- 46 A 97-05-29 05:57:11   RS  800.6 0.5  15 53.37  max mag +5 tp 5.5
91- 46 A 97-06-01 04:15      EC        0.5  30 53.40  T = 1602.1, mag max +5
And:     97-08-07            MM                52.870


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Kurt Jonckheere