Re: Help for identification

From: Bob Christy (bob@zarya.info)
Date: Thu Jun 09 2011 - 17:29:22 UTC

  • Next message: Bob Christy: "Chang'e 2"

    Shuttle Discovery on the STS-133 mission departed the ISS March 7 and 
    landed March 9.
    
    Relevant element sets are vailable from Spacetrack.
    
    Bob Christy
    
    
    On 09/06/2011 17:44, alain.figer@club-internet.fr wrote:
    > Hi all,
    > I just noticed I didn't identified so far the satellite which passed 42 seconds before ISS on 2011, March 8.
    >
    > On that evening, I have been observing ISS from 18h 15.5 to 18h18.5 UT in a bright dusk . According to Calsky,  ISS culminated at 18h 16m 55s UT (Sun altitude -6°)
    > In the first part of the observation I saw only ISS at maybe mag-3, but after culmination it faded and I noticed that another satellite - brighter than ISS - was passing ahead of it of about 42 seconds.
    > ATV-2 might have "done the job", except it was no more in orbit, it seems (for the case I'm not wrong).  :-)
    >
    > Alain Figer
    > 2°.13 E  ; 48°.67 N ; a.s.l. 170 meters
    > -------------- next part --------------
    > An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
    > URL: http://mailman.satobs.org/mailman/private/seesat-l/attachments/20110609/032d104b/attachment.html
    > _______________________________________________
    > Seesat-l mailing list
    > http://mailman.satobs.org/mailman/listinfo/seesat-l
    >
    >
    > -----
    > No virus found in this message.
    > Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
    > Version: 10.0.1382 / Virus Database: 1509/3690 - Release Date: 06/09/11
    _______________________________________________
    Seesat-l mailing list
    http://mailman.satobs.org/mailman/listinfo/seesat-l
    



    This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Thu Jun 09 2011 - 17:29:58 UTC