Re: Any water dump sightings?

Alphonse POUPLIER (
Sat, 24 May 1997 00:18:01 +0200 (MET DST)


This morning there was a very bright passage of STS 84 and Mir at 0137UTC.
I could follow both objects through haze and clouds.  STS84 became as bright
as magnitude -3.5 and maximum brightness of Mir was -1.5

There was a time difference of 1min33s between both objects.

Tristan Cools
BWGS member(Belgian Working Group Satellites)

Damse Vaart:    3.2478E/51.2277N 3.75m
Rijckevelde:    3.2856E/51.2045N 6.25m
Brugge     :    3.2166E/51.2104N 5m

My pleasure, avec plaisir,  Alphonse
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