38707 and 38708 PPAS

From: Vitaly Mechinsky (lupus_sat@tut.by)
Date: Sun Aug 05 2012 - 15:49:26 UTC

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    Place: COSPAR code 1753 (53.9046N 27.5436E  Alt. 217.0 m)
    Observer: Vitaly Mechinsky (VM)
    Date: 4 August 2012
    Satellites: 38707 and 38708 NORAD
    Setup: DSLR-camera Sony A200 + "Jupiter-36B" (F=250 mm, 1:3.5), alt-azim. mount.
    Exposition: 1 s.
    Timeing error: 0.5 s.
    Photometry: G1-channel from Bayer CCD matrix (G1 B R G2), Tycho-2 as
    photometric catalog (BT and VT valyes were recalculated in V-channel
    accordind with Tycho-2 manuals), correction magnitude drop due to
    track formation. Photometry error 0.2m.
    
    
    
    12-039A 04-08-12 22:04:15.0 VM  0.5  S, mag +4.3 ph
    12-039A 04-08-12 22:04:20.0 VM  0.5  S, mag +3.8 ph
    12-039A 04-08-12 22:04:33.0 VM  0.5  S, mag +4.0 ph
    12-039A 04-08-12 22:04:43.0 VM  0.5  S, mag +4.2 ph
    Standard magnitude (at 1000 km range, and 50% illuminated): 5.7
    
    12-039B 04-08-12 22:16:03.0 VM  0.5  S, mag +3.9 ph
    12-039B 04-08-12 22:16:09.0 VM  0.5  S, mag +3.6 ph
    12-039B 04-08-12 22:16:13.0 VM  0.5  S, mag +4.0 ph
    12-039B 04-08-12 22:16:18.0 VM  0.5  S, mag +3.8 ph
    Standard magnitude (at 1000 km range, and 50% illuminated): 5.7
    
    
    
    
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    Best regards,
    
    Vitaly (Minsk, Belarus).
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