Obs 970309 and 10

Leo Barhorst (leobarhorst@pi.net)
Mon, 10 Mar 1997 17:44:24 +0100

Last evening it was a bit hazy, but this morning it was rather claer
with some fog at the horizon. This caused some trouble as it was illuminated
by streetlights and day-light lamps of a distant greenhouse.

83- 69 J 97-03-10 03:51:38   LB  212.5 0.5   4 53.1   AA, mag 5->inv
85- 11 B 97-03-10 03:44:11   LB   84.7 0.5   2 42.4   AA, mag 5->inv
86- 19BJ 97-03-10 04:07:29   LB   57.3 0.2  20  2.86  FF, mag 3->inv
Very nice flasher, still going down

87- 18 A 97-03-09 19:16:01   LB   42.4 0.5   2 21.2   AA, mag 4->inv
89- 17 B 97-03-10 04:25:43   LB   85.1 0.5   4 21.3   AA, mag 4->7
92-  8 B 97-03-10 03:21:28   LB   76.6 0.2  20  3.83  FF, mag 4->7, sm mag 6
The accelerating seems to have stopped

92- 30 J 97-03-10 03:56:19   LB  157.7 0.2  10 15.77  AA, mag 4->inv
Nice view when the sat passed the tail of comet Hale-Bopp between 9th and 10th
flash, which occured on either side of it.

94- 85 B 97-03-09 19:04:24   LB   36.4 0.2   8  4.56  AA, mag 6->inv
Is decellerating rather fast the last weeks

95- 58 B 97-03-09 18:46:50   LB   87.7 0.2  10  8.77  AA, mag 3->7
95- 58 B 97-03-10 03:37:35   LB   36.7 0.2   4  9.2   AA, mag 3->7
96-  4 B 97-03-10 04:48:32   LB   45.5 0.5   2 22.7   AA, mag 5->7
96- 50 A 97-03-10 04:56      LB                       almost S, mag 7
Very fast moving object at 270 km, hard to follow

96- 52 A 97-03-10 04:05      LB                       slowly var, mag 5->6
96- 52 C 97-03-10 03:16:32   LB   52.7 0.2  10  5.27  AA, mag 4->7
96- 72 A 97-03-09 19:22:29   LB   91.6 1.0   2 45.8   AA, mag -1->5
One bright flash as I started observing it

97-  6 E 97-03-10 04:10:47   LB   57.5 0.5   2 28.8   AA, mag 5->7
97-  6 G 97-03-10 03:32      LB                       almost S, mag 5
Didn't see the A, B and F object. I'm not quite sure it was 97- 6 E I saw,
another obs is needed.

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Greetings and clear skies

Leo Barhorst		Alkmaar			The Netherlands
52.65 North		4.767 East		1 m ASL
Member of Seesat-L
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Every day I wonder about the things I see in the (night)sky