Satellite unidentified flash

From: José Luis Ruiz via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:15:09 +0100
Although photography has had to move to support the camera, only note the
brightest stars. Although I'm not sure, I think it has the naked eye could
see four flash, separated by about 3-4 seconds, the first with a glow 1.5
to 2.0, the second with a brightness between 0.5 and 1, the third with a
brightness between 1.0 and 1.5, and the last with a gleam between 2.5 and
3.0, of which the camera only captured the second and third. The brightness
and size of the stars are very exaggerated after applying a particular
filter for only thus was possible to obtain at least two flash.
The only candidate something I've found is DMSP 5D-2 F13 DEB Norad
1995-015EB ID 40568, but only as a trajectory not completely coincide, and
passing just over 2º40'.
The pass I caught by chance while photographing that part of Ursa Major, at
a focal length of 134 mm (35 mm) and 16 seconds of exposure.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/y1mozk5vhw95yqk/20160211070631_SAM_8747_Filter2_Explain_Cut.jpg?dl=0
36.8389º, -2.4499º, Almería (Spain).
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José Luis Ruiz Gómez
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