Another unid to ID, and oh so nice orbcomm flare

From: Kevin Fetter <kfetter_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2014 03:33:21 -0800 (PST)
http://www.astrobrock.com/2014/FEB/Feb23unid.mpg

Area of sky

19 h 46 m R.A
+50 deg 15 min Dec

While scanning the sky, I noticed a orbcomm sat, so I started to follow it, and was rewarded by a nice shsow :)

http://www.astrobrock.com/2014/FEB/Orbcommflare.mpg

This was Orbcomm FM15 ( 25418 )

The other day, while scanning the sky, I notced a sat flare up, which turned out to be a orbcomm sat. Noce to get one on video,

Easily mag - 2 are brighter, it got today.

Another example of not knowing what I'll see, while sat observing.

Kevin

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