Re: [satellitetracker] Daytime Meteor or Satellite Debris??

From: B Gimle @ComHem (@ComHem)
Date: Mon Feb 16 2009 - 07:10:08 UTC

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    Though angular speed is an issue, I doubt it is that easy.
    A satellite can be glowing at 80 km altitude, while moving at nearly 8 km/s.
    Overhead, this is just above 5 d/s.
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: Thomas Dorman
    Sent: Monday, February 16, 2009 1:44 AM
    Subject: Re: [satellitetracker] Daytime Meteor or Satellite Debris??
    Was the fireball moving more than two degrees a second?If so this was a
    natural event.
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