Obs ML (4353), 13 Nov 2006: Lacrosse 5

From: Marco Langbroek (marco.langbroek@wanadoo.nl)
Date: Mon Nov 13 2006 - 17:10:20 EST

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    Obs SatTrackCam Leiden (Cospar 4353), 13 Nov 2006:
    
    28646 05 016A   4353 F 20061113175501100 17 75 1800470+252310 56 S+015 10
    28646 05 016A   4353 F 20061113175511800 17 75 1818125+243590 56 S+015 10
    28646 05 016A   4353 F 20061113175601100 17 75 1943254+176790 56  +015 10
    
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    Method: Canon Digital Ixus 400 + ASTRORECORD astrometric software.
    Camera at manual mode, "10 second" (= 10.7 second) exposure, wide field 
    f2.8/7.41 mm.
    
    What these numbers mean:
    http://www.satobs.org/position/IODformat.html
    
    
    See earlier message for flare report and picture URL's.
    
    A fourth point (endpoint of trail photograph 2) was dropped as residues 
    indicated it was not the real trail end, but the point where the satellite 
    dropped in brightness below the camera imaging sensitivity treshold, some 1.5s 
    before the real end of the exposure:
    
                                   Xtrk    deltaT   Perr
    (34) 4353  06317 1755:01100   0.02     0.15    0.060
    (35) 4353  06317 1755:11800   0.01     0.07    0.034
    (36) 4353  06317 1756:01100   0.03     0.09    0.049
    (37) 4353  06317 1756:11800   0.07     1.59 *  0.742 * dropped point
    
    Residue output above is from Scott Campbell's Satfit with elset 06315.73014711, 
    values in degrees and seconds.
    
    - Marco
    
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