Recent Obs

From: Brad Young (brad.young@domain-engineering.com)
Date: Wed May 31 2006 - 11:28:38 EDT

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    >From Astronomy Club of Tulsa RMCC (+35.8311, -95.1411)
    
    Mozhayets
    03-042D  G 06-05-28 03:44:17 BY  001.0 0.3 001 001.0     R, +7->+8
    Note: seen at 36X in 12" so probably did not catch entire period.
    
    Snapshot (C)
    65-027C  G 06-05-28 03:18:14 BY                          F, see note below
    Again, in 36X very near Jupiter (!) flaring to +5 with a wonderful golden
    hue.
    Seen after in 10 x 50 but had faded to +8 and difficult
    
    Cartosat-1
    05-017A  G 06-05-28 04:11:51   BY                        S, +6, first obs of
    it
    
    At Adams Ranch Dark sky Site (+36.937,-96.650)
    
    UNID just W of M16 in 36X (1.2 deg field) slowly moving north, 3 periods
    through field of slow tumbling, mag 8 -> 10 with a rather sharp maxima.
    
    Timing: 05-29-2006 05:10:32 UT
    
    Seems to fit UNID 90020 in classfd.tle best of the tle's I have.
    
    With new Robic stopwatch arrival, I will be able to take more useful
    timings. Of course, concurrent with its arrival is the arrival of a
    stationary front that should keep things stormy for several days.
    
    Brad Young
    COSPAR 8336
    36.1397N, 95.9838W, 205m ASL
    
    
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