Re: TiPS Tether

From: Leo Barhorst (leobarhorst@zonnet.nl)
Date: Mon Aug 16 2004 - 15:31:31 EDT

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    Hello Art and list
    
    I've seen the tether and both satellites in the beginning using
    a 7x35 bino. The tether was just visible; both satellites were
    flashing and sometimes the lower sat could be seen S at mag 6.
    
    Not observed recently.
    
    Greetings and clear, dark skies
    Leo Barhorst, Medemblik NL
    Cospar 4252 52.76350 N 5.09114 E 2 m ASL
    http://www.home.zonnet.nl/leobarhorst/index.html
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Art Glick" <omb00900@mail.wvnet.edu>
    To: <SeeSat-D@satobs.org>
    Sent: Monday, August 16, 2004 9:08 PM
    Subject: Re: TiPS Tether
    
    
    > Howdy Listers,
    >
    > At Sun, 15 Aug 2004 22:02:24 -0400, "Steve Newcomb"
    > <snewcomb@gcnetmail.net> wrote...
    >
    > >Tether is easily visible.
    >
    > What would you say the average magnitude would be of the tether itself,
    Steve?
    >
    > Do you think it would be something easily visible in 7 x 50 binos?
    >
    > Has anyone else on the list seen the TiPS tether (or Ralph and Norton)
    > using binos?
    >
    > Regards,
    >
    > Art Glick
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