Re: 062797 OB

Bruno Tilgner (
Sun, 29 Jun 1997 18:12:59 -0400

The object you saw was in all likelihood Aureole 1 r (COSPAR 71119B).
This is a 7.4 m long rocket body.

At your location it passed near the North Star at 01:42:35 UTC. Its
distance from you was then 593 km. It reached a maximum elevation
of 74 degrees.

Bruno Tilgner