Another "What is it?"

J. Donald Gardner (fn470@cleveland.Freenet.Edu)
Mon, 5 May 1997 11:39:37 -0400 (EDT)

Last evening (21:47:45 EDT; 01:47:45, 5/5/97 UTC,) while I was waiting for
NORAD 23342 (Resues O1-3) to pass directly overhead from the SSE to the NNW,
I saw an object (~mag 3.5) traveling directly overhead but from due north
to due south.  It disappeared into the earth's shadow at about 75 deg
above the horizon at about 01:48:00 UTC due south from my location - 
39.1795 E; 76.8418 W.

Any Ideas?

Don Gardner
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