Obs report

vince gardiner (vgardi@coffs.net.au)
Fri, 14 Mar 1997 11:48:16 +1000

Vince Gardiner, VAG, Lat = -30.35, Long = +153.082, Alt = 12 m
59- 09 A 97-03-13 09:01      VAG  13.8 1.0   1    14 AA mag7->inv
78- 96 A 97-03-12 10:06      VAG  49.9 0.5  24  2.08 AA mag6->inv
84- 35 B 97-03-13 09:34      VAG 200.4 0.5  14 14.32 AA mag7->inv
90- 29 J 97-02-12 09:51      VAG  31.4 1.0   8   3.9 AA mag7->9
90- 29 J 97-03-13 09:24      VAG                     Almost S mag6
91- 59 B 97-03-12 09:32      VAG  61.3 1.0   2  30.7 AA mag5->inv
94- 45 B 97-03-13 09:08      VAG                     S mag6
94- 77 B 97-03-13 10:34      VAG                     S mag3.5

#23405 94- 77 B was about 5 seconds early on below elsets.
Cosmos 2297 r
1 23405U 94077  B 97066.10337628 -.00000029  00000-0  10000-4 0  3338
2 23405  70.9692 298.7151 0002032   5.0518 355.0633 14.14209556117874

#14900 84- 35 B was about 9 seconds late on below elset.
PRC 15 Rk
1 14900U 84035  B 97065.10022813 -.00000133  00000-0  34592-3 0  8586
2 14900  30.5534 154.5112 7165157 214.9061  64.9846  2.30998269 42348

USA 81 still 7 seconds late.

For the last two nights I have tried to spot the HST array without
success
using the elset below. Two passes were high, two were low.
HST Array
1 22920U 90037  C 97065.49565337  .00008396  00000-0  52794-3 0  6064
2 22920  28.4619 209.2853 0003057  69.5927 290.4914 15.07495347179000

Would some-one please explain what COSPAR means.

Regards,
Vince Gardiner.   vgardi@coffs.net.au
Coffs Harbour N.S.W. Australia
-30.35   +153.082