Obs Aug 31

nixj@bellsouth.net
Tue, 31 Aug 1999 00:01:36 -0500

Obs Aug 31

15071 84 065C   8935 E 19990831015954470 27 25 2305896+255247 28 S+070 10       
24680 96 072A   8935 E 19990831025555930 27 25 0158323+760373 18 S+050 10       
22251 92 083A   8935 E 19990831031045960 27 25 1552541-015415 18 S+062 10       

Konrad:
Abrixas observed for 170 secs and no flashes or quick magnitude changes noted
 Time       Elev   Rnge   %Ill  Mag +-1.0
02:39:55    30    1073     25    5.0
02:39:50    42     851     31    5.5
02:39:50    40     874     42    6.0
02:42:45    33    1008     49    7.0

Harro:
Soyuz RB, 25653, it appears to have a 29-30 sec period.

99 -12 E 1999-08-31 02:24:48.00 JN 29.56 02 01 29.56 3.5->inv
		 MM...MM...mm..m......m....m..

  The maxes (3.5) were about 1.5 secs in duration and 7.5 secs apart followed
  by the m's (4.5) to inv. then repeated.  I observed two of the Max patterns
  with the mins in between. An error of 1 to 2 secs can be inferred
  as this was a first obs.  I will attempt a more accurate obs as I can.
  Elevation from 26.5 to 38.2, sun angle 22.6.  The object enters shadow
  quickly at this locale at this time.

Details
  02:24:11.00 Me end of a MAX
  02:24:18.64 Me
  02:24:22.54 m
  02:24:23.84 m
  02:24:26.34 m
  02:24:32.15 m
  02:24:36.97 m
  02:24:40.56 M repeats here
  02:24:48.00 M


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