Interesting Object passed through FOV-addendum

From: nixj.geo@yahoo.com
Date: Mon Jan 18 2010 - 22:55:08 UTC

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    Hi,
    
      I note that 31308 came up as a candidate for the UNID.  IdSat did include it.  I opted for
    27660 because the skyplot is closer in angle of descent.  The skymap plot for 31308 ends
    almost 10 degrees higher than the FOV sky location at 00:00 UT.  I suppose a booster may be
    brighter than a piece of debris ;-)
    
                                    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
    ARIANE 5 R/B   07016C   31308    35.67  0.01  ????    ???? 18829  95  1.3  0.01    3     0.8
    
    note correction to declination seconds, I used -03 35 28, corrected to -03 35 30. (29.7)
    
    Observation: 2010 01 18  03 49 49.000  08 06 33.4  -03 35 30  2000  Mv = +9.0 +/- 1.0
    
    Clear Skies ------------------------------------------------------
        |  Lewisville,TX  Lat:  33.02064N, Long:-96.99822W, Alt. 153m 
        |       
    JIM |  Clear    9.8  35F     UTC:-6                     Jan 18 UTC
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