Nice mag -2 USA 116 flare

From: Marco Langbroek (marco.langbroek@wanadoo.nl)
Date: Sat Jun 17 2006 - 21:31:39 EDT

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    Twenty minutes ago I observed Keyhole USA 116 (95-066A, #23728) slowly flaring 
    to mag -2 at about 01:06:25 UTC. Very nice!
    
    Image of onset of flare:
    
    http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/marcoaliaslama/satellites/116_1806.jpg
    
    It made a very short mag. -3 flash as well at about 01:05:45 UTC (+- 10s).
    
    Positions from the image (as well as positions on Lacrosse 4 obtained earler 
    this night) will follow tomorrow.
    
    - Marco  :-)
    
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