Shuttle obs in shadow

From: Mike Waterman (
Date: Fri Oct 13 2000 - 00:46:42 PDT

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    Following on Daniel Deak's observation of STS-92 by its own lights,
    I saw it last night. This is my first observation of a satellite
    not lit by the sun. Date 001012 Time 215950 UT (details below).
    I estimated its magnitude (nearly overhead at 240km) as varying
    between 6 and 7, but without any colour. It was still visible at
    elevation 45deg in the east.
    On its next rev at 45deg in the south I could not see it, maybe
    because of the orientation of the lights.
    IntlId SiteYYMMDDHHMMSSss  Sss  TCHHMMmm   DDddd  Ddd E             MMm
    0006201211500101221595009  020  13214728  +6088   006 5             +60
    0006201211500101222000028  020  13002612  +6202   004 5
     Total observations = 2
    Mike Waterman
    Site Yateley = COSPAR 2115 =  51.3286N  0.7950W  75m.
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