Re: possible decay over NZ?

From: Robert Holdsworth (robbonz1@xtra.co.nz)
Date: Sun Sep 11 2005 - 15:09:53 EDT

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    Thanks Stephen for noticing this.
    
    I will point this out to the paper (leaving out of course the Space-Track 
    reference owing to their restrictive policy) but don't hold your breath for 
    a correction to be printed!
    
    Robert
    Wainuiomata
    New Zealand
    
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Ted Molczan" <seesat@rogers.com>
    To: <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    Sent: Sunday, September 11, 2005 8:31 AM
    Subject: RE: possible decay over NZ?
    
    
    > Stephan Szyman wrote:
    >
    >> I was looking at this article which i found on spacetoday.net.  I checked
    >> for iridium flares and have ruled them out for the times given by the
    >> witnesses.
    >>
    >> any ideas?
    >>
    >> the article from "hawke's bay today:"
    >>
    >>
    > http://www.hbtoday.co.nz/storydisplay.cfm?storyid=3651853&thesection=localnews&t
    > hesubsection=&thesecondsubsection=
    >
     >
    > The time of the event was 2005 Sep 07 near 18:30 NZST = Sep 07, 06:30 UTC. 
    > Space
    > Track does not list any natural decays that day. Progress M-53 (05021A / 
    > 28700)
    > was de-orbited that day, but remained docked to ISS until 10:23 UTC, which 
    > rules
    > it out. So a satellite decay is an unlikely explanation.
    >
    > Ted Molczan
    >
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