Re: C 1908 obs (88-1 A) + unknown

Rainer Kracht (R.Kracht@t-online.de)
Thu, 25 Jan 96 21:57 +0100

>Date: Thu, 25 Jan 96 20:08:39 PST
>From: Leo Barhorst <leobarhorst@pi.net>
>Subject: C 1908 obs (88-1 A) + unknown

>At 17:17 UT I saw two very bright flashes, mag -1 to -2, about 5 seconds
>apart near Gamma Cas (RA 01:00 d +62); the satellite remained almost S, 
>magnitude 6 afterwards and moved towards RA 18:00 d + 74. I've no timing
>between these points.
>I've not been able yet to identify this satellite.

With Alkmaar long. 4.70 E, lat. 52.62 N
I have for
NOAA 11 (1988-89A, 19531):

17:16.5 UTC  close to delta Cas
17:18.1      RA 17:58 d +75.4

Rainer Kracht