Alan Pickup's obs: 1998 August 3

Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Tue, 4 Aug 1998 17:50:31 +0100

Including Lacrosse 2 & 3 ...

SATOBS

2707 9808 0.211 1805
3
9706401 211915.38 184956+332034 2.5 2.5 0 S
9804307 220223.92 165146+252401 3.0 3.0 0 S
9101701 222711.63 170925+404551 3.5 3.5 0 S
9101701 222723.57 173807+364329 3.5 3.5 0 S
999

... also flash timings of the Cosmos 2360 Zenit-2 rocket.
In PPAS format (which I've never used before) I believe these are 
represented by:

98- 45 B 98-08-03 21:47:12.9 DAP 108.5 0.4  39  2.782 Mag 2.5->5, C* 2360 r

In fact, I timed 38 brightness maxima and did a linear regression 
to arrive at a period of 2.777 seconds. The average difference 
between the fitted and observed times of maxima is 0.11 second.

Alan
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