Re: PPAS report for 87- 53 A

From: Tristan Cools (tristan.cools@gmail.com)
Date: Sun Mar 05 2006 - 12:36:41 EST

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    2006/3/5, Kevin Fetter <kfetter@yahoo.com>:
    > 87- 53 A 06-03-05 09:53:21   KF                 1.9   FF, mag +5->inv
    
    I believe that this flash period is not a tumbling period but caused
    by the 'Passive Microwave Radiometer'.  This flash period is so
    typical for some of the DMSP satellites.
    
    See also:
    
    http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/GUIDE/sensor_documents/ssmi_sensor.html
    
    Greetings,
    Tristan Cools
    
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