re: Thoughts on the Upcoming Geosat Flaring Season

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Wed Feb 18 2009 - 02:27:18 UTC

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    --- On Tue, 2/17/09, Ed Cannon <edcannonsat@yahoo.com> wrote:
    
    > > ... a few objects that flare up at about 60 
    > > degrees "off" the main area; Ed Cannon has 
    > > described these before....
    > 
    > Just a small correction -- they are actually
    > 45 degrees (three hours in RA) off. 
    
    That would be the Boeing 702's with angled reflector panels.
    
    They are on, the following one's.
    
    Galaxy 11 ( 26038 )
    Thuraya 1 ( 26578 ) - in graveyard orbit
    Intelsat 1R ( 26608 )
    Anik F1 ( 26624 )
    XM-1 (  26724 )
    XM-2 ( 26761 )
    
    Kevin 
    
    
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