Foton 12 r Obs

finn@main.jetnet.ab.ca
Thu, 23 Sep 1999 20:24:16 -0600 (MDT)

After just returning from holidays, i was greeted by an observation of Foton
12 r #25903 99048B a short time ago. Despite increasing clouds and still
early twilight, it was easily seen. However there were no stars visible
along it's path for reference but at 02:05:03 24 Sep UTC +/- 2 sec it was at
Az 90 deg El 45. Mag 1.5

With the below elset it was predicted to peak at 02:06:34 24 Sep UTC at Az
37 deg El 60 deg.

Foton 12 r       7.4  2.4  0.0  5.5 d   10
1 25903U 99048B   99265.77568944  .02407329  84749-5  83884-3 0   360
2 25903  62.7773 157.1243 0052910 114.3701 246.4528 16.20924468  2094

Jari
54.25N
110.11W
556m