Pouplier Alphonse (
Tue, 4 Feb 1997 14:49:04 +0200

>I rarely get to see a geosynchronous object, but Sunday night Mike M. 
>located the errant Telstar 401 (22927, 93-77A) with the Austin 
>Astronomical Society's 12.5-inch telescope, and we observed it vary in 
>brightness for quite a while.  (I think he may have plans to post an 
>informative message about it.)
>Ed Cannon
>Austin, Texas, USA
>30.30N, 97.73W