Re: raduga 33

From: Kurt Jonckheere (kjon@yucom.be)
Date: Thu Aug 28 2003 - 01:24:24 EDT

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    hello,
    
    I also saw Raduga 33 from my home not far from Kurt Dequicks place
    (August 27).
    
    I estimated the brightest flash at 20h20m01.1s, mag -1 
    latest flash seen naked eye was around mag +4 at 20h24m27.5s
    
    Period was 33.30 +- 0.02 seconds.
    
    Observing location : Zeveneken, Belgium 51.11 N, 3.90 E
    
    regards,
    
    Kurt
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: Kurt Dequick <kurtsmaze@tiscalinet.be>
    
    > Hello,
    > 
    > I saw Raduga 33 flash brightly tonight.
    > 
    > the first flash I saw was around magnitude 2, but the second was 
    > already about magnitude 0. Some of the next flashes may even have been 
    > of negative magnitude. Then the brightness started to drop to magnitude 
    > 2 again.
    > 
    > I measured 8 periods in total, giving a flash period of 33.31 seconds
    > 
    > The time of the first bright flash was: 20h 19m 27s UT (Wednesday 27 
    > August 2003)
    > My coordinates are: 51.05N, 3.44 E
    > 
    > Kurt
    > 
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