Re: Dragon CRS-11 and Cygnus OA-7 observed.

From: Alain Figer via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2017 17:33:18 +0200
erratum :
If the first object was C then it was *1m50s* ahead of Calsky ephemeris for
object C.
If the second object was B then it was 1m16s ahead of Calsky ephemeris for
object B.
(TLE epoch17155.01970257)

2017-06-05 17:30 GMT+02:00 Alain Figer <alain.figer_at_gmail.com>:

>
> I can confirm the identification for the third object as being USA 276
> that was exactly on time according to Calsky ephemeris (TLE epoch:
> 17155.10977510).
>
> The second object had an appulse to Alpha CrB at 21h31m28.5s TU. It passed
> 69 seconds behind the first one.
>
> If the first object was C then it was 1m40s ahead of Calsky ephemeris for
> object C.
> If the second object was B then it was 1m16s ahead of Calsky ephemeris for
> object B.
> (TLE epoch17155.01970257)
>
>
> Alain Figer
> 48.673° N ; 2.128° E ; 170m a.s.l.
>
>
>
> 2017-06-05 8:48 GMT+02:00 Marco Langbroek <marco_at_langbroek.org>:
>
>> Op 5-6-2017 om 08:45 schreef Alain Figer:
>> > Hi Marco,
>> >
>> > Through rather thick clouds on 4 JUN 2017 I observed 3 objects
>> preceding the
>> > ISS, at about 21h30, 21h31.5 and 21h35 whereas ISS itself passed at
>> 21h38 UT.
>> > The third one at 21h35 was very probably USA 276. One of the first two
>> was the
>> > rocket 2017-030-B.
>> >
>> > I took photos of the 4 passes but I didn't reduce my observations yet.
>> >
>> > Regards
>> >
>> > Alain
>>
>> Hi Alain,
>>
>> The other two were probably the Dragon solar panel covers.
>>
>> - Marco
>>
>
>
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