Re: very slow very bright flasher

Ron Lee (
Tue, 12 Oct 1999 11:35:15 -0600

At 11:30 AM 10/12/99 -0500, you wrote:
>	While waiting for Superbird to appear last night, another spectacular
>flasher appeared a few minutes before. This one was very bright, with flashes
>in the range of mag 0 to 1. It was not geosynchronous but moved VERY slowly,
>maybe only 5 degrees over the several minutes it was flashing. The
>brightest flashes appeared to have been occurring at about 10:26-10:28PM,
>CDT (on Oct 11). It was in the area of around 23h 30m RA and -2deg Dec
>(about 6 or 7 degrees North and a little East of where Superbird appeared
>moments later), and moved slowly left (East). Flashes occurred about every
>9 seconds.

Looks like you may have seen ETS-6, #23230, 94-056A

Ron Lee

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