Re: Unknown Streak in the sky

From: Tony Beresford (aberesford@iprimus.com.au)
Date: Thu Nov 23 2000 - 02:18:36 PST

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    At 09:11 23/11/00 , BGJAKU@aol.com wrote:
    >Last night at 2:10am (360 behind UT) I caught a brilliant streak from north 
    >to south between Algieba and Regulus in the eastern constellation LEO.  I've 
    >tried to figure out if it was a sattelite but I've been unable to find a 
    >track that matches my calcs.  The streak was a brilliant red and lasted for 
    >about 10 seconds before it "burned-out".  If any can help, it would be 
    >apprieciated.
    It wasnt an Iridium flare Bryan, I checked out your location
    on www.heavens-above.com 
    I think it was a meteor. A decaying satellite would have been visible
    for longer. In the 10 seconds you saw it how much of an arc did it go
    thru?
    Tony Beresford
    
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