No-show of Lacrosse 5

From: Marco Langbroek (marco.langbroek@wanadoo.nl)
Date: Mon Mar 06 2006 - 15:32:25 EST

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    Hi all,
    
    Indeed, the brightness behaviour of Lacrosse 5 is odd lately. I failed to see it 
    both visually and with the camera, nothwithstanding a clear sky and a predicted 
    brightness of +2.1, at the 20:21 UTC near-zenith pass here just 10 minutes ago.
    
    I did see and capture the Lacrosse 5 Rk an hour earlier. At around +2 it was 
    easily visible both on the camera image and with the naked eye (position 
    measurement report will follow later this evening).
    
    - Marco
    
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