99032C/25779 decaying rocket observed

Tristan Cools (tcools@nic.INbe.net)
Wed, 7 Jul 1999 00:12:27 +0200 (CEST)

I observed the Iridium 14A rocket this evening(July 6th) at my location in
Bruges.

It became very bright in the East with a magnitude of -1.  No variations
were visible.
It passed close to Altair at 21h40m57s UTC beeing some 40s early.


Irid 14A CSL02r  9.6  3.4  0.0  4.5 d   20       430 x 163 km
1 25779U 99032C   99186.18730566  .01429851 -14822-5  55181-3 0   663
2 25779  86.3653  81.8425 0200346  77.4047 284.9574 15.92016209  3675


Tristan Cools
tcools@nic.INbe.net
BWGS Member - Belgian Working Group Satellites

Observing at:

Damse Vaart: 3.2486E/51.2279N
Ryckevelde: 3.2867E/51.2054N
Brugge: 3.1611E/51.2108N