(Very) bright geosync satellite

Rainer Kracht (R.Kracht@t-online.de)
Fri, 19 Jul 96 22:55 +0100

(Very) bright geosync satellite

I observed UNK960713 again on July 18. It brightened from mag 9.1
(22:30 UTC) to mag 7.3 (23:38).

elset from 26 observations July 16 22:08 to July 18 23:38

GEO004 (UNK960713/Milstar DFS 2?)
1 99004U          96200.00000000  .00000000  00000-0  00000+0 0    01
2 99004   3.5297 295.0509 0001939 204.3083 160.7324  1.00270457    01


 Rainer Kracht  1996 July 19
 R.Kracht@t-online.de
 +9.6626E, +53.7695N, 9m