Re: Seeking identification of stars in photo

From: Bob King (nightsky55@gmail.com)
Date: Tue Jul 19 2011 - 13:24:48 UTC

  • Next message: Ted Molczan: "RE: Seeking identification of stars in photo"

    Hi Ted,
    Do you know direction or time?
    Bob
    
    On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 11:47 PM, Ted Molczan <ssl3molcz@rogers.com> wrote:
    > I would be grateful for assistance in identifying at least one of the stars in this photo:
    >
    > http://aswa.info/images/sputnik.jpg
    >
    > The photo reportedly is of Sputnik 1's rocket body, photographed from Perth, Australia, on 1957 Oct 09 UTC. I have an
    > accurate orbit for around that date, which seems not to pass any of the stars in the photo, which leads me to suspect
    > that the date and/or satellite's identity is incorrect.
    >
    > Ted Molczan
    >
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