Obs July 05+06

From: Leo Barhorst (leobarhorst@zonnet.nl)
Date: Tue Jul 06 2004 - 16:28:06 EDT

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    A beautifull clear night. Later a waning moon low in the southeast.
    Saw ISS coming out of earthshadow at 23:59 UT in a S, mag -2 pass.
    
    01- 32 B 04-07-05 22:20      LB                       S, 4
    01- 56 F 04-07-05 23:49:56   LB  192.1 0.2   5 38.41  FF, 4->i, sm
    Timings: 40.32 35.47 37.05 47.06 sec.
    
    01- 56 F 04-07-05 22:05:49   LB  159.9 0.5   4 40.0   AA, 3->i
    Timings: 37.72 38.60 20.12 15.98 40.11 19.11 20.43 sec.
    Several sm timed.
    
    03-  9 D 04-07-05 22:45      LB                       S, 6
    04- 12 C 04-07-05 21:36:48   LB  113.9 0.2  20  5.70  S,2->>FF,3->i
    Timings: 11.09 11.31 6.03 5.36 5.85 5.70 5.68 5.74 5.79 5.60 5.84
    5.52 5.80 5.67 5.66 5.77 5.81 5.69 sec.
    Was S when picked up in south; then after cumulation starts flashing
    
    04- 12 C 04-07-05 23:12:11   LB  126.4 0.2  22  5.75  FF, 4->i
    Timings: 6.76 5.79 5.40 5.42 6.68 5.62 5.52 4.45 7.30 4.74 6.85
    4.82 6.42 11.29 4.77 6.67 5.64 5.70 4.46 7.00 5.13 sec.
    Is more like a complex pattern than previuos pass, P=11.50
    
    04- 21 B 04-07-05 23:05      LB                       S, 4
    Was S in a low easterly pass.
    
    04- 21 B 04-07-06 00:52:16   LB  321.3 0.2 519  0.619 FF, 3->i
    Timings on every 10th flash: 7.01 7.43 7.64 7.16 7.05 7.14 6.79
    6.72 6.75 6.78 6.86 7.21 6.76 6.50 6.67 6.48 6.68 6.34 6.63 6.09
    6.02 5.97 6.06 5.73 5.73 6.09 5.97 5.78 5.66 5.75 5.88 5.72 5.17
    5.50 5.50 5.47 5.92 5.40  17.60    5.31 5.51 5.32 5.40 5.69 5.73 
    5.96 6.56 5.83 6.18 6.15 sec.
    Had to shift the chair to continue observing, hence the 17.60 sec
    interval, counted as 34 flashes.
    Easy to observe in the northeast when the flashes were very distinct.
    
    04- 25 A 04-07-05 22:47      LB                       S, 6
    04- 25 K 04-07-05 22:12      LB                       S, 4
    Was looking for 04-25 C, due about 2 min later.
    
    85- 97 B 04-07-05 22:09      LB                       almost S, 3
    87- 49 B 04-07-05 23:43      LB                       S, 5
    87- 74 G 04-07-05 22:52:23   LB   80.5 0.5   4 20.1   AA, 5->7
    Timings: 20.61 19.07 21.67 19.10 sec.
    More like a complex pattern, P=40.2 sec.
    
    88- 50 A 04-07-05 21:46      LB                       S, 6
    88-102 B 04-07-05 21:53      LB                       S, 4
    93- 59 B 04-07-06 00:02      LB                       S, 4
    94- 23 B 04-07-06 00:13      LB                       S, 5
    98- 45 B 04-07-05 22:40      LB                       S, 4
    
    2004: 307 obs
    PPAS: 13363 obs
    
    Greetings and clear, dark skies
    Leo Barhorst, Medemblik NL
    Cospar 4252 52.76350 N 5.09114 E 2 m ASL
    http://www.home.zonnet.nl/leobarhorst/index.html
     
    
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