RE: X-37B OTV 1-1 not seen by Derek Breit

From: Derek C Breit (breit_ideas@poyntsource.com)
Date: Wed Nov 03 2010 - 00:30:29 UTC

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    I have a 6:38:42 PDT binocular pass lined up in about an hour for the
    15x70's..
    
    (near Altair)..
    
    Derek
    
    
    -----Original Message-----
    From: seesat-l-bounces+breit_ideas=poyntsource.com@satobs.org
    [mailto:seesat-l-bounces+breit_ideas=poyntsource.com@satobs.org] On Behalf
    Of edlight@juno.com
    Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2010 5:00 PM
    To: seesat-l@satobs.org
    Subject: Re: X-37B OTV 1-1 not seen by Derek Breit
    
    
    This evening, I failed to see OTV-1 during an expected pass 2010 Nov 02
    22:35 UTC just above Jupiter.  Although the sky wasn't very dark, the
    expected magnitude of about 3-4 should've been easy to see in my 10x50
    binoculars.
    
    Clear and dark skies!
       Ed Light
    
    Lakewood, NJ, USA
    Site 8840, N 40.1075, W 074.2312, +24 m (80 ft)
     
    On Tue, 2 Nov 2010 19:47:28 -0400 "Ted Molczan" <ssl3molcz@rogers.com>
    writes:
    > Derek Breit did not see OTV 1-1 last night (Nov 02, 02:37 UTC), under
    > favourable conditions. A
    > confirming non-sighting is required to determine whether the object 
    > manoeuvred. Its latest elements
    > are:
    > 
    > 1 36514U 10015A   10304.04681564  .00000700  00000-0  86500-5 0    
    > 02
    > 2 36514  39.9787 265.1029 0003534  95.0330 264.9663 15.59160964    
    > 06
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