Decaying object report

From: Tony Beresford (
Date: Mon Oct 23 2000 - 06:35:45 PDT

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    I have received a detailed report of an apparent satellite
    decay from a meterological observer at the
    Giles Weather Station ( 28.03S, 128.3E).
    It seems to indicate that the 2000 67B object went a bit further
    than anybody thought.
    At 11:45 UT the object was first sighted at an elevation of
    35 degrees in the SSW. It moved horizontally , and was visible
    for 45s to a minute, dissapearing into trees low in the ENE.
    The reported path and approximate time does correspond
    witha prediction for Giles using the last published elset
    given in the final notice.
    Tony Beresford
    Adelaide, So. Australia
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