re: freebie satellite ID puzzle

Walter Nissen (dk058@cleveland.Freenet.Edu)
Thu, 13 Jul 1995 16:14:05 -0400

> a puzzle, the details are: site is 79 deg 55 min W, 40 deg 28 min N. 
> Time at Jupiter (alt 28.1 deg, azi 191.4 deg) was 02:58 7/13 UT. 
> Time near (+/- 2 deg.) gamma Ursa majoris (alt 38 deg. azi 313 deg) 03:02:30, 
> (+/- 5 sec) 7/13 UT.  Magnitude was about 3(+/-1) at Jupiter, 5(+/-1) at Ursa 
> major (hard to guess since it was heavily polluted sky).  Name that sat! 
 
KH 11-8         15.0  3.0  0.0  4.6 
1 19625U 88099  A 95182.18371850  .00012014  00000-0  12802-3 0    02 
2 19625  97.9172 245.7262 0496000 189.0991 170.9008 14.83931355    01 
 
And while you were watching that one, you missed a nice pass of this one 
going the other way: 
 
C* 2227 r   10.4  3.9  0.0  4.6 
1 22285U 92093B   95187.16473500 -.00000256 +00000-0 -10993-3 0 05196 
2 22285 071.0174 097.2786 0002674 113.7221 246.4187 14.13888776128844 
 
Cheers. 
 
Walter Nissen           dk058@cleveland.freenet.edu             216-243-4980

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