5919 attempts, and Ursa Maior flasher #4?

From: Björn Gimle (b_gimle@algonet.se)
Date: Sun Oct 30 2005 - 15:46:02 EST

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    All low N passes of USA 161 and 186 left me empty-handed because of a band
    of clouds - one of them instead because of a birch still carrying a lot of
    leaves, and no time to reposition and realign the scope.
    
    The same fate for #90027, descending in the S behind a dense, tall pine, too
    near a following USA 1xx pass.
    
    While waiting, I glimpsed a -0 mag flash below beta-gamma UMa,
    near RA 11:10 dec.+47, followed some 15 sec later by a double
    flash at about +2 m. Time 19:46:05    19:46:20    +- 10 s
    
    I did not perceive any change in position between the two observations, nor
    did I acquire any object in 7*50 binoculars.
    
    OPS 5268 (DMSP 5A F3) entered shadow a few degrees to the east - what else?
    
    Björn Gimle, 5919 Barndalen,Malma,Sweden,+018.6172 ,+59.2576  ,33
    
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