Optical 12 July 2007

From: Greg Roberts (grr@telkomsa.net)
Date: Fri Jul 13 2007 - 09:10:55 EDT

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    Observations 12 Jul 2007:
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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 200mm focal length f/3.5 lens,integrating for 64 frames
    which is equivalent to an exposure of 1.28 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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    10033 77 044A   0433 G 20070712163610500 56 15 2056420-605313 39  +060 05
    10033 77 044A   0433 G 20070712163627900 56 15 2037110-610658 39  +060 05
    10033 77 044A   0433 G 20070712163756100 56 15 1828530-571917 39  +050 05
    10033 77 044A   0433 G 20070712163855800 56 15 1657290-455641 39  +045 05
    90013 03 564A   0433 G 20070712164409200 56 15 1514540+003701 39  +086 05
    27169 02 001B   0433 G 20070712164617100 56 15 1622580+025114 39  +095 05
    05678 71 110A   0433 G 20070712165552700 56 15 1921220-511952 39  +100 05
    05678 71 110A   0433 G 20070712165643600 56 15 1852460-405057 39  +095 05
    05678 71 110A   0433 G 20070712165749700 56 15 1829440-263651 39  +095 05
    28637 05 011B   0433 G 20070712170244600 56 15 0827530-453213 39  +080 05
    28637 05 011B   0433 G 20070712170354900 56 15 0910340-260632 39  +075 05
    28637 05 011B   0433 G 20070712170453800 56 15 0931310-100843 39  +075 05
    28646 05 016A   0433 G 20070712171232600 56 15 1248190+243825 39  +025 05
    28646 05 016A   0433 G 20070712171353300 56 15 1358270+064222 39  +025 05
    28646 05 016A   0433 G 20070712171502600 56 15 1530000-170048 39  +020 05
    28646 05 016A   0433 G 20070712171554100 56 15 1654080-322349 39  +020 05
    90020 04 539A   0433 G 20070712173609300 56 15 1318150-244402 39  +090 05
    90020 04 539A   0433 G 20070712173751700 56 15 1331330-195636 39  +090 05
    90020 04 539A   0433 G 20070712173923800 56 15 1341310-160106 39  +090 05
    20641 90 050A   0433 G 20070712174252500 56 15 1253590+265236 39  +075 05
    20641 90 050A   0433 G 20070712174452800 56 15 1305380+221142 39  +075 05
    20641 90 050A   0433 G 20070712174607000 56 15 1313470+184653 39  +075 05
    24753 97 012A   0433 G 20070712174933400 56 15 0917270-084350 39  +085 05
    24753 97 012A   0433 G 20070712174850600 56 15 0903530-165502 39  +080 05
    23533 95 015A   0433 G 20070712175100800 56 15 1304090-132306 39  +055 05
    23533 95 015A   0433 G 20070712175151900 56 15 1258310+051619 39  +060 05
    29522 06 050A   0433 G 20070712175422700 56 15 0909310-182800 39  +080 05
    29522 06 050A   0433 G 20070712175441300 56 15 0915590-144820 39  +085 05
    25724 99 023A   0433 G 20070712175626400 56 15 1417410-095701 39  +050 05
    25724 99 023A   0433 G 20070712175730400 56 15 1456150-114142 39  +040 05
    25724 99 023A   0433 G 20070712175834400 56 15 1532250-125350 39  +045 05
    
    Notes:
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    (1) Main purpose of session was to check out new prediction software I
        had written- all seems okay...
    
    (2) Still more to report--
        Milstar 3 CnR,USA 160r,DMSP B5D1-2,Milstar 5,90037,90005,90033
        and 90053-hope to do this tomorrow, plus all the strays seen-nothing
        exciting so far..
    
    Cheers
    Greg
    
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