RE: MiTEx SATOBS

From: Bruce MacDonald (mu_cephei@hotmail.com)
Date: Fri Jan 23 2009 - 19:00:22 UTC

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    Greg Roberts wrote:
    
    > I consider it perhaps one of the most difficult objects I have tracked
    > and frankly expect that we will loose the satellite once it passes out of
    > range to Peter and myself. If it does another orbit change after this then
    > the likely hood of it being found again is remote - unless Scott (say)
    > finds it by accident over your part of the world as he has the most
    > sensitive amateur setup.
    
    
    
    OT I know, but congratulations to you and Peter for observing such a challenging object.
    
    This one is way out of my range.
    
    Bruce MacDonald
    COSPAR Site 2751
    Devizes, Wiltshire, UK
    51.3440N 1.9849 W 125M (WGS84)
    
    
    
    
    
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