Nov.17 obs.

Daniel Deak (dan.deak@sympatico.ca)
Wed, 18 Nov 1998 00:22:02 -0500

Here are my observations for Nov. 17 from 22:55 to 00:25 UTC:

71003 B  04850  Meteor 1-7 r     Late 6 sec.         V
94014 B  23020  Koronas 1 r       Late 11 sec.       V
80093 B  12072  Cosmos 1222 r  Late 4 sec.         V
90104 B  20967  Cosmos 2106 r  Late 4 sec.         V
73098 B  06966  Cosmos 614 r    On time              V
98030 A  25338  NOAA 15         In advance 2 sec V
97069 D  25042  Iridium 39          No timing            B
97077 B  25078  Iridium 44 tum    No timing           V/B
76032 B  08800  Meteor 1-24 r   In advance 2 sec  V

Satellites looked for but not found :

75023 B  07715  Meteor 1-21 r
81041 B  12443  Cosmos 1269 r
74028 B  07284  Cosmos 650 r

V= visible with naked eye   B=visible only in binoculars (mag<5)
Timings exact within 1 sec.
Positions compared with star background by SatSpy with
Molczan.tle 5.4 to 7.7 day old.

Dan Deak
St-Bonaventure, Québec
45.9487°N, 72.6538°W, 58 m., UTC-5:00