Re: UNID Flasher

Ron Lee (
Sun, 29 Jun 1997 17:01:27 -0600 (MDT)

At 14:21 97/6/29 -0500, you wrote:
>Thanks to those that responded to my request for identifying this sat. 
>And sorry for the confusion on timeing. It was sited on June 28 UTC at 
>1:41 UTC, and was just east of the north star at 1:43 not 
>1:53 as I 
>earlier typed. The high inclination orbit was not over 90 degrees. I 
>still do not know what sat this was, and I plan to observe tonight. Maybe 
>just maybe I'll see it again, though the odds are not in my favor
>Thank You
>Floyd Weaver
>3 miles north of Lebanon Pa.

Bruno is likely correct on the object, Aureole 1 rkt (#5730).  It will 
pass through Leo on 30 Jun at 21:33 local time for you.   Might be a
good pass since the sun will be behind you relative to the rocket.