Hispasat 1B and Ekran 15

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Fri Jan 09 2009 - 13:30:47 UTC

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    Bright flash from Hispasat 1B 
    
    http://www.kfetter.com/satvideo/flashing-geosat/22723.wmv
    
    Area of sky 
    
    8 h 18 m R.A
    - 2 deg 10 m Dec
    
    93- 48 A 09-01-09 07:07:21   KF                32     +1->inv
    
    I just caught it at the right time, as by 7:16 UTC the magnitude of the flashes, had decreased to mag 4 range.
    
    Ekran 15 ( 16729 ) was flashing faintly.
    
    86- 38 A 09-01-09 07:35:26   KF               186    +10->inv
    
    Kevin 
    
    
    
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