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From: michel tournay (micheltournay@yahoo.ca)
Date: Mon Oct 26 2009 - 09:19:40 UTC

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    Hi there!
    My name is Michel Tournay,
    I'm a northern light phototographer working in the north part of Canada  and recently, I saw something strange in the sky:
    I saw and photographed something in the sky that was very slow...it took one
    hour to go from the horizon to the zenith !
    I regularely see regular satellites passing at normal satellite speed, but this one made me think it was a rock (thinking satellites never made eliptic orbits!)
    I tried looking in a satellite tracking site and they didn't have it!!!
    It was on sept 17th 2009 at 02:23 AM local time just below the orion nebulae.
    exposure time was 13 seconds long at 8000 ASA with a 300mm f2.8 lens and at that sensitivity the thing made a very thin line!
    I did 140 pictures trying to follow it
    when it was at the zenith, the lines on the picture got a lot smaller than the ones on the horizon done with  the same exposure times...so an elliptic orbit?
    I was in Chisasibi, Canada at about:
    53.8 N
    -78.9 W
    I saw in the rules that i cant put a picture or mention a website...that's a tough one if you want to see it and see the trajectory to help you find what it was...eh just punch my name on a popular search engin and you'll be directed to a space weather website that hosts astro pictures and you should find it there in my gallery 
    PS the time was 2:23 and not 01:23 like I wrote on the text and the
    picture...I'll have to change that..sorry!
    what was that?
    Thanks for your time!
    Michel Tournay
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