Re: LB obs 2005 Nov 30

From: Leo Barhorst (leobarhorst@zonnet.nl)
Date: Wed Nov 30 2005 - 13:56:55 EST

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    I forgot to mention I did see several times a faint flash about 1 second 
    before the
    timed flash. Looked like a weak stray of light from a lighthouse.
    
    Greetings and clear, dark skies
    Leo Barhorst, Medemblik NL
    Cospar 4252 52.76350 N 5.09114 E 2 m ASL
    http://www.satlist.nl/index.html
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Leo Barhorst" <leobarhorst@zonnet.nl>
    To: "seesat-l" <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2005 7:23 PM
    Subject: LB obs 2005 Nov 30
    
    
    > And lucky again. In between rainshowers it cleared long enough
    > for observation of Superbird A. I started looking for it several minutes 
    > early in order to catch the first flash. At the expected
    > time I saw  and timed a faint flash just souyhwest of Procyon at
    > RA=07:45 d=+4 degrees.
    > I could follow it for just over 6 minutes. Yesterday I could see
    > 38 flashes, now just 34 (1 not timed afterwards). The sky was
    > very clear with just a smaal cloudpatch after the 2nd flash.
    >  The URL explaning the numbers :
    >   http://www.satobs.org/tumble/flashpm.html#PPASformat
    >
    > 89- 41 A 05-11-30 03:41:10.46LB  365.4 0.2  33 11.07  Ff, 3(5)->i
    > Timings: 22.06 44.43 21.84 22.18 11.06 11.03 11.11 11.02 11.14
    > 11.02 11.11 11.05 11.16 11.04 11.00 11.16 10.98 11.11 11.07 11.12
    > 11.06 11.08 11.02 11.22 11.03 22.25 sec.
    >
    > The period is still going down slowly, now at 11.071 sec.
    >
    > 2005: 850 obs
    > PPAS: 14441 obs
    >
    > Greetings and clear, dark skies
    > Leo Barhorst, Medemblik NL
    > Cospar 4252 52.76350 N 5.09114 E 2 m ASL
    > http://www.satlist.nl/index.html
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