Aureole rocket is flashing !

Jay Respler (
Thu, 10 Oct 1996 01:44:04 -0400 (EDT)

>Willy Verhaegen, very active now, told me that the Aureole 1 rocket(a C1
>Kosmos) is flashing with a short period of 2.84s.  Does someone have
>additional obs of this object so this can be confirmed ?  Willy saw it on
>serveral occasions, each time it was flashing.

I saw it 6/7/91 E, El 33 deg, mag 7.1, steady.
and 6/21/91  W, el 47 deg, mag 5.5, steady

PPAS format:
71-119 B 91-06-07            JHR                      Steady
71-119 B 91-06-21            JHR                      Steady

Jay Respler
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