RE: fast moving tumbler

From: Ted Molczan (molczan@rogers.com)
Date: Mon Jul 07 2003 - 13:10:07 EDT

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    Tyler wrote:
    
    > (6 July 03 22:20 ADT =3D 7 July 03 01:20 GMT) I saw a very 
    > bright fast moving tumbler about 45deg up in the SE heading 
    > SE (departing Lyra/Hercules area), would have likely been at 
    > culmination in NE at 70-80 deg 15 seconds earlier.  It 
    > flared/tumbled to -0.5 mag then to >+2.5 and back to about 0 
    > with a 5-8 second period I think.
    
    I have identified the object as:
    
    Molniya 3-53 r
    1 27835U 03029B   03187.20941078  .00559231  76464-5  84431-3 0   316
    2 27835  62.8463  96.1301 0200839 125.6635 236.3379 15.76372223  2571
    
    Ted Molczan
    
    
    
    
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