Re: Nanosail-D nice bright flashing pass

From: Ralf Vandebergh (
Date: Wed May 25 2011 - 07:30:20 UTC

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    Yes, I'm surprised at this as well. I even stopped the imaging some seconds 
    earlier, to dim the lights in the tracking scope so
    that I was able to watch better if I could see any flashes, but none....
    How much km are you north of me. Should it be the observing angle?
    I'm at (50°48'N 5°54'E)
    -----Oorspronkelijk bericht----- 
    From: Marco Langbroek
    Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 1:45 AM
    To: Ralf Vandebergh ; satelliet lijst (SeeSat) ; Bram Dorreman
    Subject: Re: Nanosail-D nice bright flashing pass
    Op 25-5-2011 01:40, Ralf Vandebergh schreef:
    > Just observed and captured Nanosail-D in a 62 degrees culm pass NNW-SE, 
    > but
    > brightness looked now stable in this pass1
    Ralf, I am suprised by this, as on the same pass (!) it definitely was not
    stable for me: not visually and not photographically. It was definitely 
    - Marco
    Dr Marco Langbroek  -  SatTrackCam Leiden, the Netherlands.
    Cospar 4353 (Leiden):   52.15412 N, 4.49081 E (WGS84), +0 m ASL
    Cospar 4354 (De Wilck): 52.11685 N, 4.56016 E (WGS84), -2 m ASL
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