Possible advancement of Tiangong-2 (41765)

From: José Luis Ruiz via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:15:55 +0200
This morning sky almost completely covered, although an important part with
cirrus clouds that revealed something. I could see the clouds 4 satellites,
but have managed to identify only two. A Iridium magnitude expected -6 with
whom I have had no problems, and that can Tiangong-2. A Tiangong-2 I took 3
photos in the clouds, and only in the third some stars appear, quite
possibly in the constellation Leo. I estimate Tiangong-2 for its angular
speed, quite fast, and approximate displacement in general NWW-SEE. Also in
HeavenSat at that time, to 05:32 UTC - 5:33 UTC, it does not show
anything. If Tiangong-2 indicate that up with about a minute early. And
although the brightness is difficult to determine among many clouds, at
least at its maximum may have reached a magnitude of -0.5.

3602, 36.83890º N, 2.4498º W, 30 m, Almería (Spain)
José Luis Ruiz Gómez
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