re: I seem not to have seen the OTV

From: Ed Cannon (
Date: Fri May 28 2010 - 04:00:10 UTC

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    To me from the Ney Museum (not as good a site as 
    it used to be), OTV 1 (36514, 10-15A) was not as
    bright as I was expecting.  As it passed the end
    of the handle of the Big Dipper, it seemed to be
    about +3.0, which was not easy from my location.
    If it weren't what it is, I would have said,
    "It's not much to write home about."
    Thank you to Greg, Kevin, Ted, and the April 24
    observer, and whoever suggested the 40-degree
    orbit, for making it possible for me to see it, 
    and to Mike for the local predictions that I 
    Showed a neighbor Lacrosse 5, which did its
    disappearing act near the bowl of the Big
    Dipper.  Later Lacrosse 2 did a +1 flash as it
    crossed the Big Dipper's handle.  Thanks to 
    the observers of those also.
    Ed Cannon - Austin, Texas, USA
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