Re: 94-17B observation

From: Rainer Kracht (R.Kracht@t-online.de)
Date: Fri Sep 05 2003 - 16:56:56 EDT

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    On 4 Sep 2003, at 21:12, Russell Eberst wrote:
    
    > An observation of an object believed to be 94-17B was made this evening.
    > 
    > SATOBS
    > 
    > 2420 0309 0.211 1204
    > 04
    > 9401702 205131.02 230959+750426 5.6 7.5 8 R
    > 999
    > 
    > This was about 36 minutes late on the last elements I have (epoch 03169).
    > However, there is the likelihood that it may be an hour early on that orbit,
    > since the drag term would have to be reduced to nearly zero to get it running
    > 36 minutes late.
    > 
    > 
    > Best wishes,
    > Russell  Eberst
    > 55.9486N,   3.1383W,  150 feet = 46 metres above MSL
    
    I found 94-17B with the Mintron and f=75 mm lens close to 15 Vul:
    
    2003 Sep 05 20:35:12.7 UTC RA 20h 00m 41.5s DE +27d 28' 29" 2000.0
                20:35:16.5        19  54  04.8     +29  53  35
    
    on the late side.
    
     Rainer
    
    Rainer Kracht
    Elmshorn, Germany
    Station 5005
    53.7695N 9.6626E  9m Potsdam Datum
    53.7679N 9.6614E 47m WGS84
    R.Kracht@t-online.de
    
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