Superbird A1 Obs, 30 Sep 96 UT

Ron Lee (scubalee@pcisys.net)
Sun, 29 Sep 1996 22:27:35 -0600 (MDT)

Began observing at 03:00 UT 30 Sep 96.  First set of flashes
observed from about 03:13:45 to 03:17:45 UT. Magnitude about 9.5

Main set of flashes began about 03:24:30 UT and ended about 
03:37:30 UT.  Initially second (fainter) flash was not visible.
Hence period between flashes was 23.4 seconds.  Max brightness
around 03:31-03:32 UT.

Position of RA 17:17.8, DEC -07:44 (J2000) at 03:33:30 UT.  Position
accuracy 1 arcmin, time error around 5 seconds due to flashing.
Satellite invisible between flashes.

Ended observation at 03:55 UT

Ron Lee