Re: OT- Name that object!

From: Greg Williams (k4hsm@knology.net)
Date: Mon Dec 05 2011 - 04:43:06 UTC

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    Too fast, even for a LEO skirting the atmosphere before re-entry.
    
    That's a meteor IMO.
    
    Greg Williams
    gregwilliams@knology.net
    k4hsm@knology.net
    
    
    
    On Dec 4, 2011, at 7:06 PM, Derek C Breit wrote:
    
    > Last night I was looking for a satellite that hasn't been seen in  
    > awhile and
    > I captured the fastest moving object I have ever recorded..
    >
    > 7 MB video is at the bottom of the right-hand column on this page..
    > http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Gallery.htm
    >
    > Time is as stamped - UT from Saturday night.. Location is my front  
    > yard in
    > Morgan Hill, CA .. FOV is something like 4 x 6 Degrees.. Full NTSC /  
    > EIA
    > video w/ 1/60 second exposures..
    >
    > The two stars above the hot pixel are SAO 3785 on the left and SAO  
    > 3798 on
    > the right.. Very Roughly RA 22h 49m 40s and DEC 80 22 (J2000).. This  
    > is ten
    > degrees above Polaris, so North is down, West is to the left..
    >
    > Meteor?? Something else??
    >
    > Derek
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