Re: Fobos-Grunt filmed from Leiden

From: Fred Valcho (fvalcho@yahoo.com)
Date: Tue Nov 29 2011 - 00:21:03 UTC

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    What is the apparent magnitude as seen here, please? I've attempted to view several passes, and all have been futile at my location.
    
    
    
    
    >________________________________
    > From: Marco Langbroek <marco.langbroek@wanadoo.nl>
    >To: satelliet lijst (SeeSat) <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>; Ted Molczan <tedmolczan@rogers.com>; Pierre Neirinck <pierre-neirinck@wanadoo.fr>; Bram Dorreman <bram.dorreman@skynet.be>; Greg Roberts <grr@telkomsa.net>; Philip Masding <zen32156@zen.co.uk>; Scott Campbell <campbel.7@hotmail.com> 
    >Sent: Monday, November 28, 2011 12:24 PM
    >Subject: Fobos-Grunt filmed from Leiden
    > 
    >
    >Hi all,
    >
    >This evening (28 Nov) at 17:50 UTC I filmed a very low pass of Fobos-Grunt from 
    >Leiden:
    >
    >http://sattrackcam.blogspot.com/2011/11/footage-of-fobos-grunt-pass.html
    >
    >My first view of it.
    >
    >It was at a very low elevation, rising due west and entering earth shadow at 
    >less than 20 degrees altitude. Bright star in the footage is beta Oph at an 
    >elevation of 13 degrees, FOV about 10 degrees wide.
    >
    >Camera: WATEC 902H + Canon EF 2.0/35mm lens, GPS SpriteBox time inserter.
    >
    >- Marco
    >
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    >Cospar 4353 (Leiden):   52.15412 N, 4.49081 E (WGS84), +0 m ASL
    >Cospar 4354 (De Wilck): 52.11685 N, 4.56016 E (WGS84), -2 m ASL
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