PPAS and Intelsat 1R Flares

From: Brad Young (brad.young@domain-engineering.com)
Date: Thu Feb 08 2007 - 14:03:05 EST

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    HST flare on 2/06 0:47:09 to +1 but then hard to tell end of flare because
    it was +3 there on throughout pass.
    
    Brad Young, BY, Lat = 36.128, Long = 95.897, Alt = 201 m
    Designtn   Date    Time     Obsr Durtn Acc Num  Per   Remarks
    97- 50 B 07-02-06 00:57:54   BY   90.8 0.5   2  45.4  AA mag 6->7.5
    78- 35 B 07-02-06 01:04:40   BY   47.7 0.2  10  4.77  FF mag 6
    78- 35 B 07-02-06 01:12:25   BY   52.3 0.2  11  4.75  FF mag 6
    95-  3 B 07-02-06 03:15:03   BY  113.2 0.5   4  28.3  MM mag 6->8
    85- 37 G 07-02-07 00:45:24   BY   87.0 0.2   9  9.66  AA mag 5->7
    02-  3 C 07-02-07 01:13:31   BY   89.5 0.2   6 14.92  F F'f pairs mag F=5
    f=6
    79- 57 A 07-02-07 01:39:31   BY   72.1 0.2  24  3.00  FF mag 4->7
    
    The approx magnitude Intelsat 1R ( 26608, 00-72A ) was at, at different
    times.
    
    2/06/07 UT:
    Time ( UTC ) Magnitude	Basis
    
    2:56:13      3.2        ~ B
    2:58:24      3.0		= J
    3:01:55      3.5		A < X < B
    3:03:36      3.9		= C
    3:05:05      4.9		F < X < E
    
    2/07/07 UT:
    
    2:52:47      5.5		= G
    2:54:44      3.5		A < X < B "jumped" to 1X visibility!
    3:01:07      3.1		= B
    3:02:56      3.9		= A
    3:04:36      3.9		= C
    3:05:43	 4.5		= D
    
    With:
    STAR	MAG	CAT NAME
    A	3.89	HIP45336
    B	3.11	HIP43813
    C	3.90	HIP47431
    D	4.54	HIP46776
    E	4.59	HIP46509
    F	5.38	HIP46404
    G	5.47	HIP44961
    H	4.80	HIP45811
    J	2.97	HIP47908
    
    Brad Young
    TULSA 1
    COSPAR 8336
    36.1397N, 95.9838W, 205m ASL
    
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