Re: Mag 1 Flasher NYC

From: Ed Cannon (edcannonsat@yahoo.com)
Date: Fri Mar 31 2006 - 00:52:27 EST

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    Mike Chini wrote:
    
    > Flash period of about 6 seconds.  Just saw it 
    > starting at around 9:50p at
    > 
    > RA 10h 20 min
    > Dec -4 45'
    > 
    > I'm at 40.58N -74.16W
    
    I think it's very likely that Mike saw ETS 6 (23230, 
    94-056A).  It would have been in or near Sextans at 
    about that time.  He wrote to me privately that the
    declination of his object was not as certain as the 
    RA.  ETS 6 was about 3 degrees north of what he wrote
    above.  He watched it for about five minutes.
    
    Ed Cannon - Austin, Texas, USA
    
    
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