Re: Observed Lunar transit -- what did I see?

From: David Ellsworth (davidell@earthling.net)
Date: Thu Oct 16 2003 - 18:38:43 EDT

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    At 15:03 2003-10-16, ronlee@pcisys.net wrote:
    >Unless it was a Molniya class object it probably was not a satellite.  15-
    >20 seconds is not what you would expect from a ISS altitude satellite.
    
    Thanks Ron,
    
    Is there a chance it was in low orbit but was moving toward me, 
    foreshortening the apparent motion? That, instead of going North-South and 
    slightly West, it was going East-West and slightly South?
    
    David 
    
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