IR 14A r Obs

finn@main.jetnet.ab.ca
Thu, 1 Jul 1999 00:25:42 -0600 (MDT)

As i stood under the overhang of my roof avoiding the rain, figuring no
observations will be made this night. However the sky to the East and North
East was clear but only to about 30 degrees. Fortunately Iridium 14A r
#25779 99032C at a mag of 1 came by just below the edge of the clouds at
05:30:07 1 Jul UTC +/- 2 sec at Az 90 deg El 27 deg. Iridium 14A SD came by
seconds earlier but it's elevation was at 31 deg, into the clouds so it was
not seen. 

This elset was used to get a prediction of 05:38:55 1 Jul UTC at Az 82 deg
El 27 deg:

Irid 14A CSL02 r                                 491 x 167 km
1 25779U 99032C   99181.51796915  .01171871 -15215-5  59032-3 0   476
2 25779  86.3700  84.3294 0241242  95.7898 267.0908 15.80518037  2931

Jari
54.25N
110.11W
556m