Alan Pickup's obs: 1998 Mar 14

Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Sun, 15 Mar 1998 00:48:01 +0000

SATOBS

2707 9803 0.211 1805
14
8110302 193029.66 234704+583707 6.5 6.5 0 S
8110302 193136.75 031339+481222 6.5 6.5 0 S
8810202 193942.22 201649+560324 5.5 5.5 0 S
8810202 194010.04 193050+560250 5.5 5.5 0 S
9605102 195642.34 080408+330151 5.0 7.5 8.1 R
7602402 200706.91 041229+171622 3.0 3.0 0 S 
7602402 200710.65 041936+153458 3.0 3.0 0 S
7602402 200755.33 052440-021958 6.0 6.0 0 S
7102801 201825.88 082617+275509 3.5 3.5 0 S
8205101 202800.73 083345+131526 7.0 8.0 0 I
8205101 202828.93 084501+054050 7.0 8.0 0 I
9704301 204024.92 134055+544040             (see note)
8803901 204755.60 122733+412119 5.0 5.0 0 S
8803901 204827.66 132155+435008 5.0 5.0 0 S
9305901 210659.28 031251+475400 4.5 4.5 0 S
9305901 210803.50 051859+401741 4.0 4.0 0 S
9705107 212819.37 175308+393423             (see note)

999

Notes:

9704301 (= Iridium 26) was mag 4.8 at time of obs, flaring to mag -4
          50 seconds later.

9705107 (= Iridium 31) was mag ~1 during flare at the time of obs.

9705102 (= Iridium 32) was observed to flare to about mag -1 at 21:37:45
          when Iridflar had predicted mag -3.5 (flare angle 0.39 deg).

Alan
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