Unid, 22488 flare

From: Jim (nixj@bellsouth.net)
Date: Mon Jan 22 2001 - 11:40:16 PST

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    January 23, 2001
    
    While checking whether or not the spare Iridium 2? might flare as predicted, (it didn't),
    I observed an UnId Flare.  Using Skymap and running alldat I found:
    
    22488, 93008B, Cosmos 2233 Rk flared to 1.0 for approx. 20 secs, predicted mag 6.3
    Time UT
    H  M  S        Az      Elev.             Sun angle        Range (km)
    00 06 35      253.7     56.8         -15.9               1128.0
    00 06 40      250.4     56.3                                 1132.9
    00 06 45      247.3    55.8                                  1138.8
    00 06 50      244.3     55.2                                 1145.7
    00 06 55      241.4    54.5         -16.0                 1153.5
    
    93 -08 B 2001-01-22 00:06:55 JN 20 .2 01 0.000 01.0->6.0 Flare
    
    Phase angle ???
    
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    Jim Nix                |  Raleigh Springs #8936  35.2131N 89.9354W, 90m,-6.0 GMT
    Sat-tracks.com    |  Lim Mag 7.0, Clear
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