Re: Pepsi can ?

R.B. Minton (rbminton@sembilan.UCHSC.edu)
Fri, 21 Jun 1996 13:13:37 -0600

In message "R.B. Minton"  writes:
> In message <199606202032.WAA06963@mail.be.innet.net> Tristan Cools writes:
> > I finally succeeded in identifying all Mir fragments, seen on June 15.
> > Obvious question:  Were is that Pepsi can ??????
>   
> Did you observe minutes before Mir?  I saw something around 5 or 6 about 2 
> min.
> before Mir; but the slant range was horrific - the altitude of Mir was 20 
> deg.
> I check it again tonight - it could have been an unrelated satellite.
> 
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It was cloudy last nite, but I looked at the video again.  The object I saw
preceded Mir by 3 min. 3 sec. and was about magnitude 7 or 8.  It looked like
it was going in the same direction.  (Seen 6-20-96 @04:21 UT, elevation 22 deg)



R. B. Minton