RE: 8-26-05 sighting question

From: Ted Molczan (seesat@rogers.com)
Date: Sun Sep 04 2005 - 01:26:23 EDT

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    Paul Heisig wrote:
    
    > Hi,
    > Saw an interesting sight the other night, found this
    > group and figured I'd ask if anyone can tell me what I
    > was looking at.  The skies were very clear.
    >  
    > Location: Averill Park, NY 42 39 36 N 73 31 54 W
    > (WGS84/NAD83)
    > Date/Time:  8-26-05, between 10:30 and 10:40pm EDT (-4
    > UTC) 
    >  
    > I saw three dim satellites, moving in unison to the
    > Northeast or North-Northeast through 10 x 50
    > binoculars.  I could not see them with the naked eye. 
    > The objects were arranged like a greatly flattened
    > isosceles triangle moving sideways.
    
    Welcome to SeeSat-L, Paul. You saw the NOSS 2-3 triad. Here is Heavens-Above's
    plot of the pass you observed:
    
    http://www.heavens-above.com/PassDetails.asp?SatID=23908&lat=42.634&lng=-73.554&
    alt=237&loc=Averill+Park&TZ=EST&Date=38591.1130499052
    
    There is more information about NOSS here:
    
    http://www.satobs.org/noss.html
    
    Ted Molczan
    
    
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