Paul I was very fortunate to see 96-72A last night (Thursday Sept 9) and get the two positions reported to SeeSat in the early hours. Although I knew it had manoeuvred, I gave up looking at about 20:08 UT. Five minutes later I popped outside again, just in time to see a characteristic flare in the middle of the Square of Pegasus. Fortunately binoculars etc were still to hand. This satellite certainly has undergone a major manoeuvre. David > ---------- > From: Dr Paul J > Henney[SMTP:email@example.com] > Sent: 10 September 1999 09:32 > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: Post-manoeuvre USA 129 elements > > I looked for USA129 on 2 passes over Sheffield UK (53.3830N 1.4660W) > +200 > ASL > in 10 minute windows before and after the predicted times (20:03:29 > nth of > Gamma And & 21:39:22 UT NW of pi Herc). No sign of USA 129 although in > the > second set I did see a Mag 6-6.5ish sat pass c. 3 degrees below pi > Herc > about 5 mins after the predicted time..fainter than the Mag 5.0 > prediction. > > > pj > P.S Obs made with 10 x 50B's > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Ted Molczan <email@example.com> > To: SeeSat-L <SeeSat-L@blackadder.lmsal.com> > Date: Friday, September 10, 1999 3:20 AM > Subject: Post-manoeuvre USA 129 elements > > > >Pierre Neirinck produced these elements, using observations by > himself and > >David Brierley, from 8-9 Sep 99 UTC: > > > >USA 129 15.0 3.0 0.0 5.1 v > >1 24680U 96072 A 99252.83214080 .00020000 00000-0 27379-3 0 3859 > >2 24680 97.9196 314.5590 0522240 173.8163 186.8544 14.73653412 06 > > > >Ted Molczan > > > -- The Information contained in this E-Mail and any subsequent correspondence is private and is intended solely for the intended recipient(s). For those other than the recipient any disclosure, copying, distribution, or any action taken or omitted to be taken in reliance on such information is prohibited and may be unlawful.