Re: TDF 2 is back.

From: paul (
Date: Sun Sep 22 2002 - 01:02:57 EDT

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    I looked for TDF 2 after shadow ext ~ 0449-0454 ut, 22sep
    (00:49 RA -07:40)
    and did not see any flashes, but it was difficult to
    see anything other than moonlight as the moon was
    only 7 or 8 deg above TDF 2.  last flash period I saw reported
    was ~ 20 sec.
    At 21:16 9/21/2002 +0200, you wrote:
    >When I compute RA/dec of axis, cone and flashes, they are valid Earth-wide (and
    >throughout space) You just have to run a prediction and see where it cuts the
    >cone (with skymap you can do that by inserting the RA/dec data into the
    >deepsky.txt file)
    >For you, tonight, RA/dec 0:32 -7.8 is reached around 04:34 UTC (in shadow) but
    >it might still be visible on exit 04:46.
    >> if you compute TDF 2 for Ed, let me know more or
    >> less when to look, thanks!
    >At 19:30 9/21/2002 +0200, you wrote:
    >>Í have two wide "circles", one cutting down-left before dusk, and rising again
    >>towards the Sun. The higher circle also heads towards the Sun, but cuts down
    >>from RA/Dec 00:20 -6  to  01:35 -13.
    >>For Ed, this is just at shadow exit at 04:48 UTC tonight.
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