Re: my first observation of a triangular satellite formation

From: Ralph McConahy (rwmcconahy@earthlink.net)
Date: Sat Jul 29 2006 - 09:43:04 EDT

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    Sayyed Hamid Reza Ahmadi wrote:
    
    >Me and 4 of my friends have seen a moving triangular
    >satellite formation, which based on data I obtained
    >from Internet, it must have been one of the NOSS
    >constellations.
    >   
    >location: ( 35 46' 43.37" N ) ( 52 00' 37.87" E )
    >It is located in Iran, 50 Kilometers east of Tehran.
    >Date/Time :   UTC = 2006 / JULY / 27  
    >from  23:55   to  23:59   (local 28 JULY)
    
    You are correct about it being one of the NOSS tiads.
    You observed the NOSS 2-1 trio:
      NOSS 2-1 E (20642, 90-050E)
      NOSS 2-1 C (20691, 90-050C)
      NOSS 2-1 D (20692, 90-050D)
    
    The "D" object was the trailer.
    
      Ralph McConahy
      38.3306, -75.6968, -26m (ref to WGS84 ellipsoid)
    
    
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