Optical 03 Jan 2007

From: Greg Roberts (grr@telkomsa.net)
Date: Thu Jan 04 2007 - 08:09:41 EST

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    Observations 03 Jan 2007:
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    Cosatrak 1 (Computerised satellite Tracking System).
    MINTRON low light level CCD surveillance camera (0.005 lux typical
    in non integration mode) and 0.00005 lux in STARLIGHT mode with 128
    frame integration.
    
    Used with 145mm focal length f/2.5 lens,integrating for 96 frames
    which is equivalent to a  max exposure of 1.92 seconds per image.
    
    Site 0433 : Longitude 18.51294 deg East, Latitude  33.94058 deg S,
    Elevation 10 metres - situated in Pinelands (Cape Town), South Africa
    
    For CLASSFD.TLE:
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    90020 04 539A   0433 F 20070103190314000 56 15 0448501+154248 39  +080 05
    90020 04 539A   0433 F 20070103190459300 56 15 0458281+123424 39  +080 05
    90020 04 539A   0433 F 20070103190631400 56 15 0507590+093002 39  +075 05
    24680 96 072A   0433 F 20070103191115300 56 15 0933021-314226 39  +055 05
    24680 96 072A   0433 F 20070103191324600 56 15 0833403-153416 39  +050 05
    24680 96 072A   0433 F 20070103191415400 56 15 0811544-072104 39  +050 05
    24680 96 072A   0433 F 20070103191533700 56 15 0744362+050444 39  +055 05
    90025 04 800A   0433 F 20070103192122700 56 15 0316266+324027 39  +085 05
    90025 04 800A   0433 F 20070103193152600 56 15 0421008+140900 39  +075 05
    90025 04 800A   0433 F 20070103193632700 56 15 0529178-051857 39  +075 05
    28647 05 016B   0433 F 20070103192156600 56 15 0144349+201918 39  +035 05
    28647 05 016B   0433 F 20070103192256700 56 15 0226550+070918 39  +030 05
    28647 05 016B   0433 F 20070103192356900 56 15 0333380-141044 39  +025 05
    11389 79 050A   0433 F 20070103194057800 56 15 1241449-675227 39  +075 05
    11389 79 050A   0433 F 20070103194156100 56 15 1121135-721755 39  +070 05
    11389 79 050A   0433 F 20070103194346900 56 15 0616586-635132 39  +065 05
    26473 00 047A   0433 F 20070103195337300 56 15 2137029-405803 39  +045 05
    26473 00 047A   0433 F 20070103195437400 56 15 2234003-345444 39  +040 05
    26473 00 047A   0433 F 20070103195550800 56 15 2350082-201358 39  +035 05
    27168 02 001A   0433 F 20070103195847500 56 15 0456525+070101 39  +085 05
    90030 05 544A   0433 F 20070103202141400 56 15 0550373+095635 39  +115 05
    25725 99 023B   0433 F 20070103202208100 56 15 0555168+085152 39  +065 05
    90046 05 864A   0433 F 20070103202504800 56 15 0137129+250942 39  +085 05
    90046 05 864A   0433 F 20070103202820400 56 15 0140536+225715 39  +080 05
    90046 05 864A   0433 F 20070103203610400 56 15 0150279+163038 39  +080 05
    28888 05 042A   0433 F 20070103204553200 56 15 1445531-701937 39  +055 05
    28888 05 042A   0433 F 20070103204655200 56 15 1333016-780708 39  +055 05
    28888 05 042A   0433 F 20070103204753600 56 15 0842088-813227 39  +050 05
    28888 05 042A   0433 F 20070103204853700 56 15 0527019-662250 39  +050 05
    28888 05 042A   0433 F 20070103204933200 56 15 0451304-501122 39  +055 05
    24680 96 072A   0433 F 20070103205044600 56 15 0302319-402636 39  +035 05
    24680 96 072A   0433 F 20070103205146600 56 15 0304461-172230 39  +035 05
    24680 96 072A   0433 F 20070103205246800 56 15 0304313+012032 39  +030 05
    90068 06 812A   0433 F 20070103210256000 56 15 0056423-003553 39  +080 05
    90055 96 750A   0433 F 20070103210713600 56 15 0603342+110523 39  +090 05
    21147 91 017A   0433 F 20070103211713200 56 15 1159403-422857 39  +070 05
    21147 91 017A   0433 F 20070103211756500 56 15 1234058-440136 39  +045 05
    21147 91 017A   0433 F 20070103211815300 56 15 1247279-442009 39  +050 05
    90065 06 629B   0433 F 20070103213210800 56 15 0406218+122430 39  +080 05
    90065 06 629B   0433 F 20070103213431800 56 15 0416574+062702 39  +075 05
    90065 06 629B   0433 F 20070103213715400 56 15 0431273-015259 39  +075 05
    90065 06 629B   0433 F 20070103213906200 56 15 0443089-083559 39  +070 05
    90003 99 503A   0433 F 20070103214150000 56 15 0829588+194306 39  +095 05
    
    Strays seen:
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    Delta 1 R/B
    15202 84 088D   0433 F 20070103195841900 56 15 0454217+072125 39  +060 05
    SL-3 R/B
    05918 72 022B   0433 F 20070103200305000 56 15 0051003-014206 39  +045 05
    Cosmos 342 variable
    04389 70 036G   0433 F 20070103204235800 56 15 0024546-023552 39  +065 05
    Gorizont 23 geostationary flashing ,period approx 69 seconds
    21533 91 046A   0433 F 20070103210319800 56 15 0101117+000326 39  +055 05
    
    Notes:
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    (1) Bright full moon later plus occassional cloud.
    
    (2) #90068 observed when phase angle 90 degrees - was flashing.
    
    (3) #90055 slightly variable
    
    (4) First point for Lacrosse 2 had satellite still in shadow.
    
    (5) #90003 flashing, period very approx 10 sec.
    
    
    Cheers
    
    Greg 
    
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