Obs August 20; obs of 03- 37 C

From: Leo Barhorst (leobarhorst@zonnet.nl)
Date: Thu Aug 21 2003 - 15:21:27 EDT

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    A beautifull clear evening.
    Observed the new Cosmos 3M rocket, 03- 37 C, it is flashing.
    
    01- 56 F 03-08-20 22:02:01   LB  246.0 0.5  28  8.79  AA, 3->7
    Timings: 8.25 8.72 8.70 8.74 7.11 9.78 8.37 9.39 8.42 9.93 
    7.82 8.80 7.38 10.57 7.04 11.09 8.10 19.18 (1 flash not timed)
    7.30 9.07 7.85 8.75 9.69 9.65 8.33 8.95 9.03 sec.
    
    02- 54 C 03-08-20 22:09:28   LB   92.4 0.2  40  2.31  FF, 4->i
    Timings:  2.28 2.25 2.34 2.29 2.36 2.32 2.25 2.35 2.27 2.33
    2.28 2.32 2.21 2.42 2.44 2.31 2.23 2.36 2.31 2.41 2.26 2.28
    2.17 2.36 2.41 2.33 2.37 2.31 2.21 2.37 2.20 2.27 2.45 2.36
    2.32 2.16 2.28 2.35 2.39 2.25 sec.
    
    03-  9 D 03-08-20 20:43      LB                       almost S, 7
    Flared to mag 2 just after leaving earth shadow.
    
    03-  9 E 03-08-20 21:26:02   LB  138.6 0.2  11 12.60  FF, 3->i
    Timings: 11.85 13.35 13.30 12.25 12.46 11.63 13.34 12.20
    12.59 12.25 13.34 sec.
    
    03-  9 F 03-08-20 21:55:03   LB   83.3 0.2   8 12.91  FF, 3->i
    Timings: 12.56 13.01 6.39 6.59 7.09 5.84 6.79 6.26 12.93
    13.00 12.80 sec.
    
    03- 37 C 03-08-20 21:49:09   LB   51.0 0.2  22  2.32  FF, 6->i
    Watched foor object A&B also, but didn't see them. Object C
    was dtm, with some max not visible, on a low easterly pass.
    Timings: 2.67 2.38 2.61 2.03 2.01 2.53 4.07 4.79 4.74 2.63
    2.45 3.77 2.50 2.36 4.32 2.59 2.55 sec.
    
    78- 18 B 03-08-20 20:16:35   LB   48.1 0.5  13  3.70  FF, 6->i
    Was hard to time; faint with multiple and missing maxima.
    Timings: 3.63 29.59 14.90 sec.
    
    84-123 A 03-08-20 20:48:49   LB   81.5 0.2   2 40.75  FF, 3->7
    Several (secondary) maxima not timed; large spread.
    Timings on bright flashes: 45.28 36.25 sec.
    
    90- 17 B 03-08-20 20:26:23   LB   84.7 0.5   4 21.2   AA, 5->i
    Timings: 20.84 21.45 21.29 21.09 sec.
    
    92-  8 B 03-08-20 21:44:20   LB   69.9 0.5   2 35.0   AA, 5->i
    Timings: 35.82 34.11 sec.
    
    96- 17 B 03-08-20 21:09:54   LB   62.9 0.5   2 31.4   AA, 5->7
    Timings: 31.59 31.30 sec.
    
    97- 30 A 03-08-20 21:00:44   LB                       Irr, FF, 4->i
    Timings: 11.07 4.13 3.37 2.83 3.37 4.91 3.82 5.70 4.70 9.63 sec.
    Flared to mag 2 once.
    
    98- 43 D 03-08-20 21:05      LB                       S, 4
    99- 39 B 03-08-20 20:39      LB                       S, 3
    
    2003: 480 obs
    PPAS: 12872 obs
    
    Greetings and clear, dark skies
    Leo Barhorst Medemblik
    Cospar 4252   52.76350 N  5.09114 E  2 m ASL
    http://www.home.zonnet.nl/leobarhorst/index.html
    
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