Re: new geosync flasher

Kurt Jonckheere (kjonckheere@unicall.be)
Sat, 10 May 1997 03:17:58 +0200

Rainer Kracht wrote:
>Pierre Neirinck has observed mag 5 flashes from
>Gorizont 23 (1991-46A, 21533) on 1997 May 07.
>The flash period was 53.47 seconds.
...
>On 1997 May 08 I have timed 21 flashes (mag 5 to 6)
>with my 10x50B:
>Flash times are at 1997 May 08:
>(21:22:14.32 +/- 0.03)UTC + (53.4742 +/- 0.0013)*n
...
Thanks to this posting, I was able to observe Gorizont 23 some hours
ago with a 7x35 binocular.  (1997 May 09, around 22h30m UT).