Re: LB obs 2004-10-11

From: Leo Barhorst (leobarhorst@zonnet.nl)
Date: Tue Oct 12 2004 - 15:21:44 EDT

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    On Oct 11 I wrote:
    
    > This morning, before going to work, I observed this flashing
    > Zenit-2 rocket. The flashing was more clear this morning than
    > yesterday's. The two flashes could been seen good and the minima
    > were alternate just visible and well defined.
    > Using PPASext gives good results, although the timings are a bit
    > irratic. Yesterday's obs is probably double period.
    >
    >   The URL explaning the numbers :
    >    http://www.satobs.org/tumble/flashpm.html#PPASformat
    >
    > 04- 21 B 04-10-11 04:08:37   LB  113.4 0.2 120  0.945 FF, 3->i
    > Timings every 10th flash: 10.17 9.71 9.94 9.97 9.97 9.78 8.03
    > 8.97 10.26 8.99 8.97 8.68 sec.
    >
    
    This report needs to be corrected.
    A total of 114 flashes gives a much better fitting; and P becomes 0.995 sec.
    
    The correct PPASreport is:
    04- 21 B 04-10-11 04:08:37   LB  113.4 0.2 114  0.995 FF, 3->i
    
    
    Greetings and clear, dark skies
    Leo Barhorst, Medemblik NL
    Cospar 4252 52.76350 N 5.09114 E 2 m ASL
    http://www.home.zonnet.nl/leobarhorst/index.html
    
    
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