Re: HTV-6 set loose and in orbit for a week or so

From: ronlee--- via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 20:38:45 -0700 (MST)
I saw it using 7x50 binoculars 29 January 2017 at 553 PM EST (0053 UT, 30
Jan 2017).

I could only see Sirius visually without optics but the satellite was
easy to find once I located Orion's belt.  Magnitude roughly 4-5 and stable.

It was moving eastward in the southeast sky after sunset.

Ron Lee

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