flashing glonass satellite ( Cosmos 2288 )

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Thu Nov 23 2006 - 10:23:38 EST

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    I was using the low light video camera, at the end of the 4 ince refractor, so I can see fainter
    satellites.
    
    I was observing the geo sat's, when I noticed a glonass satellite would pass by. So I aimed at it,
    and was rewarded with a bright flashes evey 30 seconds.
    
    Video of one of the Bright flashes.
    
    http://www.kfetter.com/satvideo/flashing-glonass/23205.wmv
    
    It was around
    
    5 h 16 min R.A
    - 5 deg 04 min Dec
    
    I would say, the flashes were brighter then mag +4. No stars to compare to, due to the narrow
    feild of view I had.
    
    Kevin
    
    44.6062 N
    75.6910 W
    
    
    
    
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