DSP-23 .....flashing again , but MiTEX illusive as ever

From: T V I (tvinvestigations@yahoo.co.uk)
Date: Sat Jan 24 2009 - 00:32:25 UTC

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    Having passed through the Astra 1 cluster DSP-23 is now about half a degree east of the six  TV sats and put on  quite a show this evening
    Rather than a 14.5 min period between flashes  it gave two very bright returns within three minutes.
    In the video here..........
    FOV 30 arc minutes
    With the Astras top right  ( west ) notice DSP moving south west and giving two bright flashes as it goes.
    Also checked tonight was Astra 5A . At first I thought it was very bright , however the constant breaks for cloud to move on had left me a degree off target and I was actually looking at Galaxy 11.
    When 5A was  found , it appeared rather faint.
    MiTEX was as illusive as ever.Its only 20 degs above my horizon and down in the haze....overall though conditions were pretty stable between fast moving cloud patches.
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