Raduga 33 sighting

From: robert.fenske@swri.org
Date: Mon May 03 2004 - 22:17:41 EDT

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    	Just had a SW-->NE 89deg pass of Raduga 33 in deep twilight.  Was
    about 45 sec early relative to this elset taken from Alan Pickup's decay
    watch page:
    
    Raduga 33        6.0  2.0  0.0  5.5 d   17       4399 x 100 km
    1 23794U 96010A   04125.07459477  .61106009  65346-1  25830-2 0 94998
    2 23794  47.7759 123.0736 2491047  95.1002 293.5095 10.83404382 72074
    
    On the whole was flashing at about a 3 sec period, but did become steady for
    a bit after culmination.  Then did a series of brighter flashes, including a
    couple up to about -1.  Otherwise, magnitude was in the +4 range.
    
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