Re: Fasat B=OK obs was Noaa 9

JAY RESPLER (jrespler@superlink.net)
Thu, 17 Jun 1999 23:43:43 -0400

Tristan Cools wrote: 
> I found a few PPAS reportings of NOAA 9:
> 
> 84-123 A 92-10-04 18:17      TC                       S, mag +5.5
> 84-123 A 94-02-16 17:11      PK                       mag +2
> 84-123 A 94-02-18 20:05      TC                       S, mag +4.5
> 84-123 A 95-03-05 20:25:45   PN                       S, mag +2
> 84-123 A 98-07-01 21:43:20   RO                 6.9   +/-0.3 TRIPLE MAX
> 84-123 A 98-07-16 21:45:30   RO                14.1   +/-0.2 TRIPLE MAX
> 84-123 A 98-07-21  3:37: 2.8 WN   27.2  .8   4  6.81  AA', NOAA 9, mag 3 or 4
> Does anyone have some recent observations of this satellite ?

Not recent, but in Nov. 1990, I saw it vary in the W with a period 
of a few seconds.  In Dec. 1991 it appeared steady in the E.
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