Re: What did I see

From: Bjoern Gimle (bjorn.gimle@tietotech.se)
Date: Fri Nov 02 2001 - 04:12:58 EST

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    >  This morning as I stepped out on the balcony I saw a little moving star
    > about mag 4. It crossed Perseus, (WNW)went under Auriga(NW),above saturn
    > before the roof hid it(W). This was at 05:30 IST(0:0 UTC). I checked  H-A
    > and the nearest pass was Abrixas Rocket going from NW to SE. The skychart
    > shows the same path as I saw BUT there is a time diff of about 15 minutes
    in
    > H-A time and what I saw. Could it be running so late?
    
    No, Abrixas r is quite stable, and should be within 30 seconds on week-old
    elsets.
    
    On a similar track at 23:54 UTC was Globalstar 43, #25874, 99041C, normally
    not that bright.
    
    Same time, but closer to Auriga on a less steep track was C*1051 rk, #11136,
    78109J.
    
    
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