Re: USA was unstable , rolling and tumbling !

From: Marco Langbroek (marco.langbroek@wanadoo.nl)
Date: Sun Mar 30 2008 - 09:28:39 UTC

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    John Locker schreef:
    
    > I don't recall any visual obs which indicated it was rolling and 
    > tumbling to this extent ...... I think we got a couple of reports of 
    > flares , but that was about it.
    
    Visually and photographically it appeared stable the times I observed it, apart 
    from one very rare flare that in itself is no proof of tumbling. Given that it 
    was probably a box-shaped object, you would rather expect clear flashing 
    behaviour if it tumbled, isn't it?
    
    - Marco
    
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