Re: Gorizont 14 back again

From: Edward S Light (
Date: Fri Aug 24 2001 - 08:50:15 PDT

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    On Thursday, 23 August 2001, Ed Cannon wrote:
    > For those in the western hemisphere who like flashing geosynchs,
    > Gorizont 14 (87-040A, 17969), I was able to find it pretty
    > easily with my binoculars last night (Aug 23 UTC).  It was
    > flashing to about +4.5 with a period of just under 88 seconds.
    Are this object's flashes visible anytime it is located in a dark
    sky?  Or, like SuperBird, is there a location-dependent time
    Clear and dark skies!
       Ed Light
    Lakewood, NJ, USA
    N 40.1075, W 074.2312, +24 m (80 ft)
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