Obs 961023 morning

Leo Barhorst (leobarhorst@pi.net)
Wed, 23 Oct 1996 09:11:11 +0200

63- 30 A 96-10-23 03:36:45   LB  167.1 0.2   4 41.8   FF, mag 6->inv
Faint, but easy measurable
70-106 B 96-10-23 02:38:27   LB   77.1 0.5   4 19.3   AA, mag 6->inv
Same as 63-30A, but due to shorter period easier
80- 87 B 96-10-23 02:51:16   LB   73.7 0.2  10  7.37  FF, mag 6->inv
Distinct flashes, sometimes missing
81-116 J 96-10-23 02:31:02   LB  130.3 1     1 130    AA, 6->inv, dtm, long P
Lost after one period
87- 57 B 96-10-23 02:42:35   LB  122.1 0.5   6 20.3   AA, mag 5->inv
89- 59 B 96-10-23 04:35      LB                       slowly var, 4->6, P>120
Due to long period no good measurment
91- 29 B 96-10-23 03:18:59   LB  132.6 0.5   2 66.3   AA, mag 4->inv
92-  8 B 96-10-23 05:07:35   LB  180.3 0.2  10 18.03  FF, mag 4->inv
Showed synodic effect, see DRA obs below
94- 61 B 96-10-23 03:12:50   LB  118.5 0.5   6 19.8   AA, mag 5->inv
94- 61 B 96-10-23 05:01:25   LB   80.4 0.5   4 20.1   AA, mag 5->inv, ssm F 4
In second orbit clearly sm
95-  2 D 96-10-23 04:04:40   LB  144.8 0.2  10 14.48  AA, mag 5->inv, ssm F 4
96- 25 B 96-10-23 03:04:22   LB  111.7 1     4 27.9   MM, mag 5->6
96- 25 B 96-10-23 04:47:15   LB  112.4 0.5   4 28.1   AA, mag 5->7
96- 51 A 96-10-23 04:09      LB                       almost S, mag 5
96- 51 B 96-10-23 04:17      LB                       S, mag 2
96- 51 D 96-10-23 03:42:42   LB   65.4 0.2  10  6.54  F'ff-F', 4(5)->inv, ID?
96- 51 E 96-10-23 03:55      LB                       almost S, mag 6
96- 51 G 96-10-23 05:15:01   LB   60.8 0.5   7  8.7   AA, mag 6->inv, was Irr!
Tried to observe the whole Cosmos 2333 family
Didn't see G at 03:27; C at 04:13; F at 04:39 and D at 05:28
The first obs of 96- 51 D is probably another sat as it moved from RA=09:00
d=+52 to aprox. Polaris
G was irregular in the second obs:
Flash	1	2	3	5	7
P	10.85	6.04	9.63	14.58	19.69


DRA-obs 
92- 08 B
96-10-23 05:04:24,7
52.6333 4.7833 3 LB
 0	 0.00
 1	21.06
 2	20.37
 3	19.70
 4	18.73
 5	19.21
 6	18.21
 7	18.52
 8	18.15
 9	18.45
10	17.89

Greetings and clear skies

Leo Barhorst		Alkmaar			The Netherlands
52.6333 North		4.7833 East		3 m ASL
Member of Seesat-L
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