FW: satellite re entry

From: Chris Peat (chris.peat@dlr.de)
Date: Thu Feb 08 2007 - 09:53:10 EST

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    Hi all,
    Another request from a Heavens-Above visitor which sounds like it could be a
    satellite reentry. Any ideas which object it could have been, if any.
    Chris Peat
    From: Brett Wordon [mailto:WordonB@rfffoods.com] 
    Sent: 08 February 2007 15:48
    To: Chris.Peat@heavens-above.com
    Subject: satellite re entry
    Hi Chris,
    Great website, we use it from our phones when we star gazing.
    Anyway, on tue 6th February 2007 I saw what I believe was a satellite
    reentry. It wasnít a normal meteor as it left a trail, was much brighter,
    lasted longer, traveled slower and seemed lower. Iím trying to identify
    which satellite it was.
    The details are: 
    Location:†††††††††† Paarl, south Africa
    Time:††††††††††††††† 23h00 SA time (I think we GMT +2h00)
    Can you PLEASE help.
    Brett Wordon
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