Re: Flasher ?
Tue, 17 Aug 1999 21:01:12 EDT

In a message dated 8/17/99 8:22:28 AM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

>  Last night I saw a real flashing satellite going from about south west
>  to north north west. It was flasing off and on regular until it got
>  near 45 degrees then sorta skipped a flash but then resumed. It faded
>  into Ursa Major.
>   Anyone know what it might have been? The flashes were less than a 1001
>  count, mabey 0.5 second. I did notice it was sorta light red color.
>   I'm at N44 W63 It was first noticed at 0217 UT and went till 0219 UT,
>  it was a slow mover.
This sounds like the famous SL-16 rocket to me - NORAD ID#25861.  Get 
predictions at