re: 1999-004B 25622 Globalstar 40 is periodically visible to the naked eye

From: Jean Paul CORNEC (jean.paul.cornec@orange.fr)
Date: Tue Mar 20 2012 - 08:57:37 UTC

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    I indeed observed this object last night. First spotted with binoculars it became brighter to magnitude less than 2, easy to follow naked eye, with a flare at m 0 at about 20h12 UTC above Ursa Major. Thanks for the tip.
    
    J-P Cornec
    Lannion
    France
    48°44'20"N 3°27'32"W
    
    
    
    
    > Message du 18/03/12 23:22
    > De : "Bram Dorreman" 
    > A : "Seesat List" , marco.langbroek@wanadoo.nl
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    > Objet : 1999-004B 25622 Globalstar 40 is periodically visible to the naked eye
    > 
    > This Globalstar (almost certainly no longer operational)
    > was seen by binoculars and the naked eye.
    > Three maxima were distinguished with times in between of 93 and 129 seconds.
    > The average value is 111 seconds. It was magn. +3.3 at its brightest.
    > The variability of this object was noticed before.
    > 
    > Bram Dorreman
    > Site 4160: 51.27931 N, 5.47683 E, 35 m (WGS84)
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