Interesting object in FOV

From: nixj.geo@yahoo.com
Date: Mon Jan 18 2010 - 21:06:18 UTC

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    Derek,
    
        Dr. Reddings' UNID looks like Ariane44LP debris.  Norad #27660.
    
    1) An IDSAT generated report using:
    27660 89 062Q   8026 E 20100118034949000 27 15 0806334-033528 27 S+090 10
    99999 99 999A   8026 E 20100118034949000 27 15 0806334-033528 27 S+090 10
    
    Observation: 2010 01 18  03 49 49.000  08 06 33.4  -03 35 28  2000  Mv = +9.0 +/- 1.0
    
    Site 8026 co-ordinates:  26.68333 N  80.1 W  10 m
    
    NORAD 2-line elements source file: catalog.txt
    
    Maximum time difference = 120 s
    Maximum angular separation = 10 deg
    
    
    2) Yields:
    
                                    tdiff   Sep     Mv    RCS  Range Trk  FE  Vang  Age    Unc
         Name       Desig   NORAD     s     deg    pred   m^2   km   deg hour deg/s days    s
    -------------- -------- ----- -------- -----  ------  ---- ----- --- ---- ----- ---- -------
    ARIANE 44LP DE 89062Q   27660     0.45  0.86  shadow  ???? 16216  85  1.8  0.01    3     0.3
    
    A Skymap generated plot matches the video feed using a 3 day old elset.
    
    
    Clear Skies ------------------------------------------------------
        |  Lewisville,TX  Lat:  33.02064N, Long:-96.99822W, Alt. 153m
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    JIM |  Clear    9.8  35F     UTC:-6                     Jan 18 UTC
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