RE: Obs Jan 09

Barhorst L.J.C. (L.J.C.Barhorst@arcadis.nl)
Tue, 12 Jan 1999 09:14:03 +0100

Paul Maley wrote:

> Hello Leo: Are you sure that the observation of flashes was from iridium
> 77
> (25472)?  Please send me any other Iridium observations that are off
> nominal
> if you have the time. 
> thanks,
> Paul
> 
> > 98- 26 B 99-01-09 17:23:59   LB  166.6 0.5   6 27.8   Irr, 2->inv
> > Iridium 77 made a nice pass. The flashes were distinct, but irregular.
> > I measured: 17.47 67.21(2 fl) 15.70 24.53 41.68 sec
> > Not at all minima inv, sometimes mag 7
> > 
> 
	Hello Paul,

	I observed 98- 26 B (25320) and this is Iridium 71 not 77.
	Probably misread the Iridium number from the launch list.

	When I observe other Iridiums that behave off nominal I will tell
you

	Greetings
	Leo