Superbird-A (#20040) Obs, 20 Mar 99

Ron Lee (
Fri, 19 Mar 1999 21:42:08 -0700

Max flash during the transition/phase shift period was
at 02:56:34.9 UT on 20 Mar 99.  Actual phase shift using
previous methods may have been one half period later...
but I assume the time listed is close enough.

Obs location Falcon, CO USA using 7x50 binoculars

Ron Lee

For those unfamiliar..this is a geosynchronous satellite (actually
supersynchronous) that flashes to naked eye magnitudes for a short