NOSS 2-3 naked eye obs by 8-year old !

From: Daniel Deak (
Date: Fri Sep 13 2002 - 21:43:48 EDT

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    Hi all,
    My 8-year old son Sebastien saw a NOSS 2-3 pass near zenith last week on 
    Saturday, Sep. 7, at 02:09 UT. He was with his mother (I'm divorced) and saw a 
    triangular satellite formation moving overhead. His description, along with a 
    drawing he made, was so detailled that I had no difficulty identifying the trio 
    with SatSpy tonight, nearly a week later.
    The satellites were quite easy to see naked eye but not very bright. He's not 
    yet good at estimating magnitudes :-)
    Hope he will be a good SeeSat observer some day !
    Daniel Deak
    representant, projet spatial Starshine
    L'Avenir, Quebec
    COSPAR site 1747 : 45.7275N, 72.3526W, 191 m., UTC-4:00
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