NSS K flash report

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Thu May 03 2007 - 10:45:15 EDT

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    I setup my gear, to track NSS K ( 21989 ) as I was working last night.
    
    After I played back the video, I observed a few bright flashes from it.
    
    It flashed brighter then Mag 6 at the following times.
    
    May 3 UTC
    
    8:21:13
    8:22:52
    8:24:31
    8:26:10
    8:27:49
    8:29:28
    8:31:07
    
    So this time, it's flash period was 69 seconds. Last time I observed it, in Dec of last year, it
    was flashing every 36 seconds. 
    
    It flashed brightly between the R.A of 20 h 29 m to 20 h 38 m 
    
    Sun is at
    
    2 h 40 m R.A
    + 15 deg 34 m Dec
    
    92- 32 A 07-05-03 08:21:13   KF                96     mag +6->inv 
    
    Kevin
    
    44.6062 N
    75.6910 W
    
    
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