Obs 24 Nov 2004

From: Greg Roberts (grr@iafrica.com)
Date: Thu Nov 25 2004 - 11:03:41 EST

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    Observations 24 Nov 2004:
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    Cosatrak 1 (Computerised satellite Tracking System), 1004x low
    light level CCD surveillance camera (0.003 lux) with 145mm focal
    length f/2.5 lens with focal length reducer, field of view
    1.89 x 1.43 degrees.
    
    Conditions CHANGING. Initially poor with cirrus,cleared a little
    and then completely clouded out forcing me to stop early.
    
    Site 0433 : Longitude 18.51294 deg East, Latitude  33.94058 deg S,
    Elevation 10 metres - situated in Pinelands (Cape Town), South Africa
    
    
    
    21798 91 082A   0433 P 20041124180557800 17 15 2333094-872747 39 S+055 05
    21798 91 082A   0433 P 20041124180716200 17 15 2218227-630441 39 S+054 05
    21798 91 082A   0433 P 20041124180800100 17 15 2212560-434256 39 R+050 05
    23533 95 015A   0433 P 20041124182743300 17 15 1747435-552936 39 R+058 05
    23533 95 015A   0433 P 20041124182930900 17 15 1914362-293347 39 R+056 05
    23533 95 015A   0433 P 20041124183028300 17 15 1938289-140934 39 R+065 05
    28385 04 034B   0433 P 20041124183500700 17 15 0058459-060722 39 R+072 05
    28385 04 034B   0433 P 20041124183759600 17 15 0118079-111925 39 R+072 05
    28385 04 034B   0433 P 20041124184006200 17 15 0135148-153223 39 R+071 05
    24753 97 012A   0433 P 20041124184630800 17 15 2126090+005044 39 S+065 05
    24753 97 012A   0433 P 20041124184716500 17 15 2130326+120504 39 S+065 05
    11389 79 050A   0433 P 20041124184917800 17 15 2048498-460528 39 R+055 05
    11389 79 050A   0433 P 20041124185001200 17 15 2109113-283238 39 R+067 05
    11389 79 050A   0433 P 20041124185100000 17 15 2123586-063932 39 R+058 05
    19460 88 078A   0433 P 20041124185929900 17 15 1948227-432645 39 S+065 05
    19460 88 078A   0433 P 20041124190018400 17 15 2034208-291900 39 R+045 05
    19460 88 078A   0433 P 20041124190119200 17 15 2115454-090659 39 R+050 05
    28054 03 048A   0433 P 20041124190341500 17 15 0845597-664745 39 R+060 05
    28054 03 048A   0433 P 20041124190558400 17 15 0420183-630819 39 S+040 05
    28054 03 048A   0433 P 20041124190758900 17 15 0144126-203600 39 S+035 05
    90013 03 564A   0433 P 20041124191223900 17 15 0235499+090656 39 S+080 05
    26906 01 040B   0433 P 20041124192701700 17 15 0106199+193339 39 S+035 05
    26906 01 040B   0433 P 20041124193523100 17 15 0812323-491457 39 F+045 05
    
    Notes:
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    (1) #21798 observed in very bright sky conditions.
    
    (2) #26906 tracked through virtually solid cloud using its prediction.
        Very briefly seen in two gaps in the clouds and positions obtained.
    
    (3) #28385 running early on predictions.
    
    (4) #90025 - evening visibility now over as it has moved into daylight.
    
    Cheers
    Greg
    
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