the news is good = Express 1 and ppas report

From: Kevin Fetter (
Date: Tue May 05 2009 - 10:04:11 UTC

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    Good news = flash period is less then last time.
    In June 2007, I measured a flash time of 232 seconds.
    I measured today's time, and slighly less.
    94- 68 A 09-05-05 08:40:31   KF                 230       8->inv
    Ya, only 2 seconds shorter, I'll take it. 
    Now to wait for a clear night again, to observe it again.
    Last night wasn't very good. At least I got to look at one of my favorite geo's, ie Milstar 6 ( 27711 ).
    Now to measure Optus B1 ( 22087 ) Soon out of view, as seen from my back yard, due to tree's.
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