Re: Unid fast flasher

From: Mike McCants (mmccants@io.com)
Date: Mon Sep 19 2005 - 19:03:04 EDT

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    Frits Westra posted:
    
    >With the unaided eye, I observed a fast flasher moving from North to
    >South. Flash period about 5 per second.
    
    This is typical behavior for USA 81 and USA 32.  For a few seconds
    within 10 degrees of culmination they will flash to naked eye brightness.
    
    The predicted pass for your site:
    
    2005 Sept 19  Mon evening Times are UT
    
    21949 USA 81
     H  M  S  Al Azi C Dir  Mag   Hgt  Rng
    19 23 29  59 296   295  4.8   497  570
    19 23 45  61 282   282  4.7   498  558
    19 24  1  62 266 C 268  4.6   498  555
    19 24 17  61 250   253  4.6   498  561
    19 24 33  58 237   241  4.7   498  575
    19 24 49  54 227   232  4.7   498  597
    19 25  6  50 219   225  4.8   498  627
    19 25 22  46 213   220  4.9   498  662
    19 25 38  42 208   217  5.1   498  703
    
    Mike McCants
    
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