Request ID of satellite -- forgot to put date

From: Michael Boschat (aa063@chebucto.ns.ca)
Date: Wed Jul 18 2007 - 07:31:19 EDT

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    Hello:
    
     Sorry forgot the date...
    
     Last night I was out just general observing and saw a few
    satellites, but one was interesting. It "appeared" in Aquila
    and desended towards the SSW but was moving very slow and it brightened
    to almost -2 magnitude as I was trying to use Jupiter as a guide. It
    was brighter than any of the brighter stars. I looked on Heavens Above
    and CalSky but none match the track or even say what satellite it
    was. One thing of interest was it's "twinkling" as it moved slow.
    
     Info   Date: July 17, 2007
            Lat:  N44d 39'
            Long: W63d 36'
            Time: approx. 0050 UT to 0055 UT
            Place: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    
    
    Clear skies
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    Michael Boschat
    Halifax Center - Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
    Astronomy page:  http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/~aa063
    
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