8539 obs Feb 25

From: Steve Newcomb (snewcomb88@comcast.net)
Date: Wed Feb 25 2009 - 03:56:02 UTC

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    31702 07 027B   8539 G 20090225002133400 17 25 0021536+591555 38
    31702 07 027B   8539 G 20090225002137430 17 25 0018871+601949 38
    05681 71 110D   8539 G 20090225010633890 17 25 0741779+033665 38
    05681 71 110D   8539 G 20090225010653140 17 25 0755511+084329 38
    05681 71 110D   8539 G 20090225010725370 17 25 0821471+173969 38
    05680 71 110C   8539 G 20090225013007890 17 25 0519022-081637 38
    05680 71 110C   8539 G 20090225013105370 17 25 0537677+060606 38
    05680 71 110C   8539 G 20090225013120240 17 25 0543402+102983 38
    05680 71 110C   8539 G 20090225013130780 17 25 0548103+135193 38
    05680 71 110C   8539 G 20090225013143640 17 25 0553837+181106 38
    05680 71 110C   8539 G 20090225013153870 17 25 0559101+214645 38
    
    While tracking 31702 an unknown was seen in field of view heading close to 
    same direction but moving slower ( visual angular velocity was almost half ) 
    at  00.22.36 UTC. It has been identified as Cosmos 1255  #12325  #81022F
    
    05681 is 3.8 seconds late on 35 day old el set.
    
    05680 is 9.5 seconds early on 68 day old el set.
    
    A 20 second photographic exposure ( Canon 300D with 28mm lense ) was taken 
    of Iridium 26 flaring to -6 magnitude east of Polaris, alpha Ursa Minor, at 
    00.35.45
    
    Lat. 39.4707 Lon. -79.3388 Alt. 2590 ft.  -5 UTC
    What these numbers mean : http://www.satobs.org/position/IODformat.html
    
    
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