Re: Satellite ID help requested...

From: Tony Beresford (
Date: Wed Nov 27 2002 - 18:59:19 EST

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    At 09:53 28/11/02, Michael McCants wrote:
    >The trail is apparently about 5 arc minutes long in a
    >southwest/northeast direction.
    >Assuming that this trail represents motion over a 15 minute time
    >span, I can fit a circular orbit to a trail like this.  The
    >inclination would be about 60 degrees and the orbital period
    >would be about 40 days. 
    In case anybody is wondering this cant be J002E3 object. 
    This object was measured to be at 03h 22min, dec +30 november 7, 06UT,2002
    over 7 hours of RA east of 52 Cygni. 
    Tony Beresford
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