Re: request for identification

Rainer Kracht (r.kracht@elmshorn.netsurf.de)
Mon, 11 Jan 1999 20:07:35 +1

> Date:          Sun, 10 Jan 1999 16:31:56 +0100 (CET)
> To:            Seesat-L@blackadder.lmsal.com
> From:          Tristan Cools <tcools@nic.INbe.net>
> Subject:       request for identification

> Hello,
> 
> 
> I am trying to identify several pictures of satellites which I have taken in
> the early nineties.  With the help of Satspy, many have already been
> identified but this one is still a mistery.
> 
> I have derived two positional measurements of a flashing satellite(3 flashes
> are clearly visible) which I took on 26 march 1993 at my location 'Damse
> Vaart'(see signature)
> Time of the exposure was approximately 20h16m UTC.
> 
> 
> Position 1:     RA:  16h09m
>                 Dec: 76d09m
> 
> Position 2:     RA:  19h18m
>                 Dec: 73d37m
> 
> 
> Because I don't know the direction the satellite went, Position 1 could also
> be Position 2 and vice versa.
> 
This was

SPOT 1 r deb
1 17131U 86019 AA 93086.17900804  .00002462 +00000-0 +67922-3   08972
2 17131 098.3693 147.7596 0029657 020.4072 339.8321 14.46993561201275

 Rainer