Re: NOSS sighted + unknown tumbler ahead of them

From: Greg Williams (k4hsm@knology.net)
Date: Tue Sep 30 2008 - 02:44:02 UTC

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    Sorry, meant to add pass was at 8:40 PM ET (0040 Z) over Knoxville, TN.
    
    Greg Williams wrote:
    > Active night casually observing.
    >
    > Saw USA 182/Lacrosse 5, flared nice about magnitude 2 before dimming 
    > to mag 3.
    > While searching for a cosmos rocket, came across SL-12 R/B AUX MO 
    > (15773 1985-042-E) traveling north.
    > Then caught Cosmos 1400 rocket a couple minutes behind that.
    >
    > Highlight came watching the two NOSS 3-2 (A and C) together.  But what 
    > caught my eye was about 45 seconds ahead of them a tumbling satellite 
    > going south.  It appeared to be going further south.  Flash appeared 
    > to be about a 5 sec interval.
    >
    > Coords:
    > 35.9676N, 84.0251W
    >
    
    
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