RE: Object near Jupiter

From: Ted Molczan (
Date: Sat Jul 24 2004 - 13:43:56 EDT

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    George Roberts wrote:
    > Based on the moon positions, the time was between 4:20UT and 
    > 5:20UT for sure.  probably within 15 minutes of 4:50UT.  Can 
    > someone do a search?
    I performed a thorough search of the period 04:00 h to 06:00 h UTC, and found
    nothing remotely close.
    > And they can't be birds because they would have to be 500km up
    > to be sunlit.
    Birds are readily illuminated by urban night lighting, and they have been
    mistaken for satellites on video in the past. However, the objects in Thomas
    Dorman's video do not seem like birds to me.
    Ted Molczan
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