Re: Unidentified Object

From: Paul Gabriel (gabriel305@earthlink.net)
Date: Wed Aug 08 2001 - 05:58:50 PDT

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    I was in Austin last week, an unfamiliar sky for me, and
    it was very filled with airplanes, some of which were not obvious
    airplanes at first, so if Tony thinks Don's possible sats do not match,
    do not discount that it was an airplane.  
    
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    On 08/08/01 at 08:31 Mark Miele wrote:
    
    >----- Original Message -----
    >From: "Tony Beresford" <aberesford@iprimus.com.au>
    >To: <Mir16609@aol.com>; <SeeSat-L@blackadder.lmsal.com>
    >Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2001 4:26 AM
    >Subject: Re: Unidentified Object
    >
    >
    >> At 12:41 8/08/01 , Mir16609@aol.com wrote:
    >> >In a message dated Tue, 7 Aug 2001 10:20:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
    >"Mark Miele" <miele@canada.com> writes:
    >> >
    >> >
    >> >> flying approximately ENE to WSW.   The sighting occured at
    >approximately
    >> >> 21:46:00 EDT (GMT - 4) over Brossard, Quebec, Canada (suburb of
    >Montreal),
    >> >> located at 45.45N, 73.483W.  Apogee appeared to be about 65 degrees.  I
    >did
    >> >> eventually see ISS go over, but it moved much slower than the
    >unidentified
    >> >> object.  Its orbit was probably much lower than that of ISS.
    >> >>
    >> >> If anyone has any info, please share it!
    >> >//////////////////////////
    >> >
    >> >Hello Mike.
    >> >
    >> >The skies were crowded at that time.  Take your pick:
    >> >Cosmos 2221 r    7.4  2.4  0.0  5.5 v
    >> >1 22237U 92080B   01213.94520297 +.00000210 +00000-0 +27505-4 0 09569
    >> >2 22237 082.5129 101.7469 0022527 054.4480 305.8781 14.75470661467433
    >> >Cosmos 1328 r    7.4  2.4  0.0  5.5 v
    >> >1 12988U 81117B   01212.75171762 +.00000270 +00000-0 +31810-4 0 06643
    >> >2 12988 082.5262 100.8003 0017654 244.1490 115.7901 14.81055097060149
    >> >Cosmos 1066 r    3.8  2.6  0.0  5.1 v
    >> >1 11166U 78121B   01212.96430867 +.00000034 +00000-0 +11109-4 0 06061
    >> >2 11166 081.2385 101.4614 0065918 203.9169 155.8938 14.12859346164755
    >> None of these fit the observation Don,
    >> to do so requires something close to an inclination of 125 degrees.
    >> Tony Beresford
    >> 34.9638S, 138.6333E
    >>
    >
    >I would also like to mention that it appeared to be no dimmer than -1 in
    >magnitude.  Possibly -2.
    >It was very bright.
    >
    >Mark Miele
    >
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