Optical 24 Oct 2008

From: Greg Roberts (grr@telkomsa.net)
Date: Sat Oct 25 2008 - 15:49:38 UTC

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    Observations 24 October 2008
    -----------------------------------
    
    Usual observing equipment.
    
    Site 0433 : Longitude 18.51294 deg East, Latitude  33.94058 deg S,
    Elevation 10 metres-situated in Pinelands (Cape Town),South Africa
    
    
    FOR CLASSFD.TLE:
    -------------------------
    
    28500 04 050A   0433 F 20081024211855000 56 15 2134456+095908 39  +105 05
    28500 04 050A   0433 F 20081024212546000 56 15 2141360+093951 39  +100 05
    22915 93 074A   0433 F 20081024201901000 56 15 0240201+020840 39  +110 05
    22915 93 074A   0433 F 20081024202312000 56 15 0244300+021305 39  +110 05
    26575 00 065A   0433 F 20081024200356000 56 15 2113226+051734 39  +110 05
    26575 00 065A   0433 F 20081024200735000 56 15 2117038+051713 39  +110 05
    27691 03 008A   0433 F 20081024201223000 56 15 0247581+051815 39  +105 05
    27691 03 008A   0433 F 20081024201500000 56 15 0250370+051824 39  +105 05
    10669 78 016A   0433 F 20081024202853000 56 15 0016149+064628 39  +130 05
    20253 89 077A   0433 F 20081024203846000 56 15 2133415-040715 39  +120 05
    20253 89 077A   0433 F 20081024204123000 56 15 2136213-040549 39  +120 05
    90008 00 838A   0433 F 20081024204307000 56 15 2209142-041523 39  +100 05
    90008 00 838A   0433 F 20081024204544000 56 15 2211542-041829 39  +100 05
    27938 03 041B   0433 F 20081024204841000 56 15 0213249+022722 39  +090 05
    27938 03 041B   0433 F 20081024205152000 56 15 0216394+022431 39  +090 05
    90049 05 605C   0433 F 20081024213714000 56 15 2308083+003038 39  +090 05
    90049 05 605C   0433 F 20081024214025000 56 15 2311196+002732 39  +090 05
    90048 05 605B   0433 F 20081024214159000 56 15 2226011-033022 39  +105 05
    90048 05 605B   0433 F 20081024214511000 56 15 2229134-032957 39  +105 05
    14675 84 009A   0433 F 20081024215556000 56 15 0019066+070900 39  +085 05
    14675 84 009A   0433 F 20081024220038000 56 15 0023541+071836 39  +085 05
    19976 89 035A   0433 F 20081024220309000 56 15 0322548+083944 39  +085 05
    19976 89 035A   0433 F 20081024220620000 56 15 0325311+084323 39  +085 05
    
    Strays seen:
    -----------------
    CFESAT  steady
    30777 07 006F   0433 F 20081024175601500 56 15 0017558+000809 39  +045 05
    SL-12 Debri  steady
    28579 92 047N   0433 F 20081024180052400 56 15 0022180+005250 39  +070 05
    SL-8 R/B steady
    26387 00 033D   0433 F 20081024180620800 56 15 0023130+003410 39  +030 05
    SL-8 R/B steady
    09613 76 122B   0433 F 20081024180630800 56 15 0025063+001134 39  +035 05
    DELTA 1 R/B range 6050 kms
    25619 99 003B   0433 F 20081024180926800 56 15 0023368+000948 39  +070 05
    SL-8 R/B steady
    13260 82 055B   0433 F 20081024190236400 56 15 2230206+202312 39  +040 05
    NADEZHDA 2 steady
    20508 90 017A   0433 F 20081024190703200 56 15 2148194+051721 39  +070 05
    ARIANE 44 L R/B variable
    22032 92 041C   0433 F 20081024192803000 56 15 2128544+050715 39  +075 05
    BLOCK DM-SL R/B  range 20350 kms, variable
    33377 08 045B   0433 F 20081024211855000 56 15 2131469+095216 39  +090 05
    EUROBIRD 9 geostationary
    24665 96 067A   0433 F 20081024190910000 56 15 2153379+052343 39  +110 05
    GALAXY 5 geostationary
    21906 92 013A   0433 F 20081024201901000 56 15 0242409+023735 39  +115 05
    RADUGA 29 geostationary
    22557 93 013A   0433 F 20081024201901000 56 15 0242537+023820 39  +115 05
    SL-12 R/B(2) geostationary
    23270 94 060D   0433 F 20081024201901000 56 15 0241379+014850 39  +120 05
    METEOSAT 7 geostationary,variable
    24932 97 049B   0433 F 20081024202312000 56 15 0246426+021820 39  +125 05
    ATLANTIC BIRD 1 geostationary
    27508 02 040A   0433 F 20081024200735000 56 15 2115043+051704 39  +120 05
    INTELSAT 904 geostationary-close to DSCS 3-13
    27380 02 007A   0433 F 20081024201223000 56 15 0247149+051508 39  +105 05
    27380 02 007A   0433 F 20081024201500000 56 15 0249534+051524 39  +105 05
    ASIASAT 1 geostationary
    20558 90 030A   0433 F 20081024203846000 56 15 2131417-040633 39  +120 05
    RADUGA 27 geostationary
    21132 91 014A   0433 F 20081024205152000 56 15 0213050+024356 39  +125 05
    ARIANE 2 DEBRI range 27470 km, variable
    27593 88 040C   0433 F 20081024215556000 56 15 0019293+073808 39  +095 05
    
    Notes:
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    (1) Transparency poor, seeing terrible, rather windy - not nice conditions
    
    (2) Spent first two hours looking for objects not observed for a long time
         namely 90047 and 90062. NOT seen.
    
    
    Cheers
    Greg
    
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