DCB Obs FEB 08 2011 UT - FIA Radar (Late)

From: Derek C Breit (breit_ideas@poyntsource.com)
Date: Tue Feb 08 2011 - 02:54:15 UTC

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    EQUIPMENT-
    Orion ST80 with Mogg 0.6 FR and a Mintron integrating camera. ST80 is
    piggybacked on a 12" LX200 which does the slewing and tracking. 
    FOV - Currently unknown.. Around a 1 deg or so with no focal reducer used..
     
    Equipment Notes - Luminance only is recorded to video. 
     
    For CLASSIFIED
    37162 10 046A   8739 G 20110208021238612 26 25 2117437+391608 37  
    
    NOTES-
    Obs - Pred: 0.008 deg X-track; 0.891 s late, relative 3.30 day old elset:
    
    It was definitely not yet dark enough.. I would have failed to be able to
    position this satellite 30 seconds sooner..
    The only 'important' sat I have had for weeks..
    
    
    Derek C Breit
    BREIT IDEAS Obs - Morgan Hill, CA - COSPAR 8739
    E. Longitude -121 42 10.0, Latitude 37 6 47.8, Alt. 282m;
    
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