IRS-P2 and Raduga 33

From: Rainer Kracht (
Date: Sun Sep 14 2003 - 13:43:27 EDT

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    I have tested a new lens (f=4.5 mm, f/1.4) with my
    Mintron video camera. Field of view is about 70 x 56
    degrees. Many satellites, stars to mag 6 and even
    the brighter parts of the milky way were visible.
    IRS-P2 (1994-068A, 23323) showed naked eye flashes
    at about 20:01 UTC (FP 11.8 seconds). An image is at:
    Later, I recorded three bright flashes from Raduga 33
    before it left the field of view. The flashes were at
    2003 Sep 13 21:55:15.5 UTC
    FP 33 seconds
    Rainer Kracht
    Elmshorn, Germany
    Station 5005
    53.7695N 9.6626E  9m Potsdam Datum
    53.7679N 9.6614E 47m WGS84
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