Re: Two more flashing geosynchs

From: Tony Beresford (dberesford@adam.com.au)
Date: Tue Mar 02 2004 - 02:04:24 EST

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    At 17:12 2/03/04, Ed Cannon wrote:
    >I've received word of two newly observed flashing, westward-drifting 
    >geosynchs:
    >
    >93-072A, 22907, Gorizont 29 - flash period 79.36 seconds; discovered 
    >by Mike Waterman, in England; may be visible now from eastern North
    >America.  Gorizonts can be as bright as +4.5 but generally are more
    >like +5 at best.
    >
    >88-051C, 19217, PAS 1 - flash period about 34 (or 68) seconds; 
    >discovered by Ron Welch, in Australia, with 7x35 binoculars; 
    >brightest flashes possibly +4.5; possibly 10-12 minutes earlier 
    >from night to night.
    I had already added PAS-1 to my list of geoflashers ( now 53 in number)
    but have just added gorizont 29, and updated the list at
    http://home.iprimus.com.au/aberesford/tle/geoflsh.txt
    
    The TLEs are updated Friday and Monday
    Tony Beresford
    
    
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