Re: Slow moving unknown

LWojack@aol.com
Wed, 12 May 1999 18:01:15 EDT

In a message dated 5/10/99 11:20:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
ROBERT.D.MATSON@cpmx.saic.com writes:

> > Sunday evening (monday 02:31 UTC) I was outside and saw a 0 magnitude
>  > satellite moveing slowly north. It passed 5 - 10 degrees east of the
>  > zenith and then faded to  invisable.  It's path would have taken it
>  > thru the bowl of the big dipper. I think the inclination must have
>  > been nearly 90 deg.  Its speed reminded me of Pageos, so it must
>  > have been pretty high up.  Anyone have a guess on what satellite I saw?

It may have been the International Space Station.

Jonathan Wojack
lwojack@aol.com