Optical 08 Dec 2013 Part 2

From: Greg Roberts (grr@telkomsa.net)
Date: Tue Dec 10 2013 - 13:27:42 UTC

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    Observations 08 DEC 2013 PART 2
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    Cosatrak 1 (Computerised satellite Tracking System).
    
    FLI ML8300M CCD camera with mechanical shutter + Trimble GPS
    
    Used with 135mm focal length f/2.8 TAMRON lens.
    Field of view 7.6 x 5.7 degrees.
    Some images processed and measured manually whilst remainder
    automatically using APEX.
    
    Site 0433 : Longitude 18.51294 deg East, Latitude -33.94058 deg,
    Elevation 10 metres-situated in Pinelands (Cape Town),South Africa
    
    
    FOR CLASSFD.TLE:
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    09415 76 091A   0433 G 20131208205820326 16 15 1103029-875012 28
    09415 76 091A   0433 G 20131208205828376 16 15 1337083-871031 28
    09415 76 091A   0433 G 20131208205840540 16 15 1509223-851157 28
    26905 01 040A   0433 G 20131208214024019 16 15 2130164-471905 28
    26905 01 040A   0433 G 20131208214032118 16 15 2135585-471613 28
    26905 01 040A   0433 G 20131208214044243 16 15 2145142-470852 28
    27168 02 001A   0433 E 20131208220737944 16 15 0523585+091556 28  +074 01
    33491 09 001B   0433 E 20131208221009842 16 15 0437482+082537 18  +110 01
    33491 09 001B   0433 E 20131208221119961 16 15 0438579+082632 28  +113 01
    33491 09 001B   0433 E 20131208221239811 16 15 0440185+082727 38  +109 01
    35815 09 047A   0433 E 20131208220251550 16 15 0639504+052904 18  +119 01
    35815 09 047A   0433 E 20131208220410262 16 15 0641094+052906 28  +120 01
    99070 13 774A   0433 E 20131208221009842 16 15 0444367+110548 28  +118 01
    99070 13 774A   0433 E 20131208221119961 16 15 0445471+110511 28  +116 01
    99070 13 774A   0433 E 20131208221239811 16 15 0447084+110425 38  +119 01
    
    STRAYS SEEN:
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    25260 98 017A   0433 G 20131208214032118 16 15 2132100-433322 28  +030 05
    28931 06 002A   0433 G 20131208213032492 16 15 2128345-541222 28  +010 05
    
    NOTES:
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    (1) SPOT 4 (#25260) did bright flare to about magnitude +3 or so.
    (2) ALOS   (#28931) did bright flare to about magnitude +1.
    
    Cheers
    Greg 
    
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