Gorizont 23 Obs 17 August 2004 UTC

From: Mir16609@aol.com
Date: Mon Aug 16 2004 - 22:39:27 EDT

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    In PPAS format   (http://users2.ev1.net/~mmccants/bwgs/ppasfmt.html):
    91-046 A 04-08-17 01:41:41.33JDG 851.8 0.3  14 60.84  +7.5->inv
    
    Gorizont 23 continues to slow down.
    From Jaunary,  2004:
    91- 46 A 04-01-08 03:25:37.7 JDG 464.3 0.3   8 58.03  6.0->i
    91- 46 A 04-01-10 03:34:19.5 JDG 290.1 0.3   5 58.0   +7.5->inv
    91- 46 A 04-01-18 04:30:44   EC  928.6 0.2  16 58.04  +5.5->inv
    
    For the past 2 years it's been in the 55-58 seconnd range.
    
    While timing this object I felt that the flashes were from 2 distinct 
    surfaces. The flashes were alternating sharp and more gradual.
    
    Gorizont 23 
    1 21533U 91046A   04224.42601690 -.00000171 +00000-0 +10000-3 0 05523
    2 21533 008.3557 055.2185 0006367 094.3692 265.8057 00.98908119041806
    
    Flash times may be found here:
    http://www.geocities.com/iss25544/geo20040817.txt
    
    Cheers,
    Don Gardner 39.1799 N, 76.8406 W, 100m ASL
    http://hometown.aol.com/mir16609/
    http://www.howardastro.org
    
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