Re: IRS-P3 flare ( was:Flaring satellite identification (Possible Cosmos 1733 flare) )

From: Francisco Ocaña (albireo3000@yahoo.es)
Date: Thu Jun 02 2011 - 10:38:05 UTC

  • Next message: Ted Molczan: "RE: IRS-P3 flare ( was:Flaring satellite identification (Possible Cosmos 1733 flare) )"

    Nice! The times of the flares were:
    
    02:49:02.5 UTC
    02:49:37.2
    02:49:54.2
    02:50:28.8
    02:51:28.2
    
    There may have been other dimmer flares under the threshold figure of 
    the system (automatic detection carried out by UfoCapture).
    
    Thank you a lot!
    
    Paco
    
    El 02/06/2011 12:25, Ted Molczan escribió:
    > Paco wrote:
    >
    >> I have checked in Seesat archives, but no other previous flares have
    >> been reported. I read in the ISRO webpage, its mission ended in January
    >> 2006. So it might be no longer stabilized.
    > Russell Eberst reported that IRS-P3 (96017A / 23827) varied irregularly on 2009 Sep 01 and 2010 Mar 28. On 2010 Sep 08,
    > he observed a regular variation over a period of about 20 s. The flashes on your stacked image appear to be roughly that
    > far apart.
    >
    > Brilliant flares have been observed from other spacecraft in the series:
    >
    > http://www.satobs.org/seesat/Jul-2000/0102.html
    >
    > Here is one that you observed:
    >
    > http://www.satobs.org/seesat/Mar-2008/0340.html
    >
    > Ted Molczan
    >
    
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