LB obs 2008 august 30

From: Leo Barhorst (l.barhorst@upcmail.nl)
Date: Sun Aug 31 2008 - 06:47:53 UTC

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    Nice and warm evening.
    Saw one of the objects of the latest launch, 08-40 H, it was flashing.
    At 21:57 I looked for 08-40 E but didn't see it.
    
    I made a mistake in my coordinates of my new site.
    It is at 52,3716 N and 5.2580 E.
    Pierre gave me the Cosparnumber 4253
    
    
    02- 26 B 08-08-30:20:21      LB                       slowly fading 6->i
    02- 36 B 08-08-30:20:03:41   LB   49.1 0.2  90  0.545 FF, 4->i
    Timings every 10th flash: 4.98 4.99 5.47 5.58 5.77 5.81 5.48 5.63 5.48 sec.
    Sat was running about 3 min late using recent TLE.
    
    06- 60 B 08-08-30:20:52      LB                       5 fading to 7
    07- 10 B 08-08-30 19:41      LB                       S, 3
    08- 14 B 08-08-30:21:29:33   LB   88.7 0.5   6 14.8   AA, 4->i
    Timings: 15.09 15.18 14.81 15.22 13.82 14.63 sec.
    
    08- 26 B 08-08-30:21:09      LB                       slowly var 4->5
    08- 40 H 08-08-30:21:20:37   LB   47.5 0.5   7  6.8   AA, 5->i
    Timings: 5.65 5.10 6.71 7.37 7.79 6.64 8.28 sec.
    Nice flashing in the SE, but became var, 5->6 in zenit and later
    in the NW is was var, 7->i
    
    85- 79 B 08-08-30:20:13:27   LB   79.4 0.5   6 13.2   AA, 4->i
    Timings: 11.97 13.18 13.89 13.26 13.56 13.61 sec
    
    93- 56 B 08-08-30:20:45:17   LB  163.1 0.2  15 10.87  Ff, 5(6)->i
    Timings: 10.51 11.07 10.80 10.88 21.93 10.82 10.88 11.47 10.49 
    32.93 10.87 10.68 sec.
    About 1500 km closer it was easier to see the secondary flashes
    than yesterday.
    
    96- 17 B 08-08-30:21:41:56   LB   93.2 0.5   3 31.1   AA, 5->i
    Timings: [16.40 11.70] 34.25 30.82  sec.
    
    97- 34 C 08-08-30:20:31:24   LB   44.2 0.2  28  1.58  Ff, 5(6)->i
    Timings: 1.61 1.71 1.55 1.53 1.54 1.57 1.54 3.37 1.40 1.64 1.70 1.46
    1.52 2.14 1.39 1.66 1.24 1.57 1.47 1.55 1.69 1.52 1.62 1.66 1.62 
    1.43 1.51 sec.
    Missed 8th flash; 14th flash is probably a half period phaseshift.
    
    2008: 26 obs
    PPAS: 15044 obs
    
    
    Greetings and clear skies
    Leo Barhorst - Almere - The Netherlands
    Cospar 4253 - 52,3716N 5,2580E -2m MSL
    Webpage: www.satlist.nl
    
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