Re: Orbital surveillance satellites now exceed 1 inch resolution?

From: GlocalNet (bg_26934@glocalnet.net)
Date: Tue May 01 2007 - 15:00:26 EDT

  • Next message: Leo Barhorst: "LB obs 2007 Apr 30"

    That is one of the cornerstones of the discussion -
    the one we now call 25746 99028C is NOT difficult, so it can't be Misty.
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Robert Clark" <bobbygc2001@yahoo.com>
    To: <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    Cc: <george.olshevsky@gmail.com>
    Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2007 6:12 PM
    Subject: Re: Orbital surveillance satellites now exceed 1 inch resolution?
    
    
    > My reading of the discussion on the "Misty" type
    > satellites suggests they are difficult to track
    > visually.
    > So how are these orbital elements so accurately
    > determined to the degree that the amount of orbital
    > decay they are experiencing can be determined?
    >
    >
    >   Bob Clark
    >
    >
    > --- Björn Gimle (GlocalNet) > wrote:
    >
    >> It is "generally" agreed that what amateurs have
    >> observed is a decoy.
    >> See http://www.satobs.org/seesat/Dec-2005/0052.html
    >> and the Replies linked from there!
    >>
    
    
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