ETS-6 flashing nicely

From: Peter Wakelin (Peter@ascotrig.demon.co.uk)
Date: Wed Mar 14 2007 - 16:24:52 EDT

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    A spectacular flasher crossed the field of view on four CCD frames last
    night.  I've identified it as 94-56A, ETS-6 in a highly eccentric orbit.
    I was surprised to identify it as such an old object as the photometric
    period is only about 2.3s with alternate flashes brighter.
    
          
    940560120180703140056109   02   12135599  -05262   2  5
    940560120180703140056312   02   12135764  -05320   2  5
    940560120180703140056515   02   12135926  -05378   2  5
    940560120180703140057119   02   12140070  -05437   2  5
    
    
    
    What these numbers mean: http://www.satobs.org/position/UKformat.html
    
                           
                            
    
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    Peter Wakelin
    COSPAR 2018 GUNDLETON,  Lat 51.0945N   Long 1.1188W  124m
    
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