Obs 03 July 2006 - all

From: Greg Roberts (grr@iafrica.com)
Date: Tue Jul 04 2006 - 10:50:18 EDT

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    Observations 03 July 2006:
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    Cosatrak 1 (Computerised satellite Tracking System).
    MINTRON low light level CCD surveillance camera (0.005 lux typical
    in non integration mode) and 0.00005 lux in STARLIGHT mode with 128
    frame integration.
    
    Used with 145mm focal length f/2.5 lens,integrating for 128 frames
    which is equivalent to an exposure of 2.56 seconds per image.
    
    Site 0433 : Longitude 18.51294 deg East, Latitude  33.94058 deg S,
    Elevation 10 metres - situated in Pinelands (Cape Town), South Africa
    
    For CLASSFD.TLE:
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    28636 05 011A   0433 P 20060703164034800 56 15 1959258-591001 39  +070 05
    28636 05 011A   0433 P 20060703164108700 56 15 1915458-582650 39  +070 05
    28636 05 011A   0433 P 20060703164137500 56 15 1834211-563953 39  +072 05
    28636 05 011A   0433 P 20060703164423100 56 15 1503575-113027 39  +075 05
    90028 04 846A   0433 P 20060703170055400 56 15 1634062+054836 39  +065 05
    90028 04 846A   0433 P 20060703170110600 56 15 1640537+043800 39  +065 05
    90028 04 846A   0433 P 20060703170142600 56 15 1656066+013046 39  +068 05
    
    
    Notes:
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    (1) Brightest I recall having seen XSS-11 (#28636). Basically steady.
    
    (2) Sorry all I could get trying to track between heavy cloud.
    
    Cheers
    Greg
    
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