Obs. Saturday Eve.

Robert Sheaffer (sheaffer@netcom.com)
Sun, 6 Jul 1997 15:37:44 -0700

Observations 5 July 1997    (Sat Eve, July 6 UT)

05:17:30  UT   Appulse of Cosmos 1674 (#15944) w/ Alpha Serpens (Caput).
               Mag. 4.

05:21:11       Appulse of Cosmos 756 rocket (#8128) w/Zeta Aquilae. Mag 2.8/3.0
               (predicted 3.8 using Skymap w/standard mag in Molczan file).

05:26:47       Appulse of Cosmos 1145 rocket (#11630) with Beta Herclis.
               Mag 3.

05:30          Unexpected slow-moving southbound sat passing through Ophiuchus,
               Mag 2.5. Position & time matches Transit 5B r (#703),
               however it was FOUR MAGNITUDES brighter than predicted (6.4).

06:02:50       Appulse of Cosmos 2278 r (#23088) with Beta Herculis.
               Mag. 2.5.

06:05:22       Appulse of ADEOS (#24277) with Vega. Mag. 3.



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