OTV-6 still on timeRe: OTV 6 passing by Vega video

From: Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 23:05:03 +0200
Op 19-6-2020 om 08:02 schreef tristan.cools--- via Seesat-l:
> Hi all,
> Yesterday evening I tried to observe OTV 6 with predictions from Heavens
> Above but I didn't see it.  Culmination should have been at 21:52:49UTC
> over Bruges, Belgium June 18 2020.
> However I saw a bright object passing some 4 minutes earlier at higher
> elevation.  Maybe it has manoeuvred or just missed ?

OTV-6 passed on time when I observed it less than 10 minutes ago in deep
twilight during a rooftop-level pass. Saw it in 10x50 binoculars and do have it
on photograph, but with very little reference stars as the sun was barely 6
degrees under the horizon. But it passed below Spica within seconds of the

- Marco

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