Molniya 3 and Skymed 3 Flares

From: Brad Young (brad.young@domain-engineering.com)
Date: Thu Oct 30 2008 - 17:06:06 UTC

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    Last night, Molniya 3 (10455) flared to = of Alpha Aquarii and was visible
    to eye for about 50 seconds starting about 0:43:30. It was 5 deg south of
    the star, moving north.
    
    Skymed 3 (33412) had been noticed recently (PPAS later) but last night, it
    gave a mag 1 flare for almost a minute starting at 0:47:46.
    
    Brad Young
    TULSA 1
    COSPAR 8336
    36.1397N, 95.9838W, 205m ASL
    
    
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