Re: high res images USA-129 at near perigeum

From: Marco Langbroek (
Date: Sun Sep 05 2010 - 20:10:26 UTC

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    Op 5-9-2010 15:19, Ralf Vandebergh schreef:
    > I see I will even have a more favorable opportunity this evening. This time
    > it's closest distance will be 304 km, that's considerably closer then the
    > ISS can get.
    I just observed it visually, and it was spectacular: going through the zenit, 
    bright (mag 0) and very fast! In fact, impossible to get a full trail inside my 
    50mm lens frame, the trail is too long during a 10s exposure!.
    - Marco
    Dr Marco Langbroek  -  SatTrackCam Leiden, the Netherlands.
    Cospar 4353 (Leiden):   52.15412 N, 4.49081 E (WGS84), +0 m ASL
    Cospar 4354 (De Wilck): 52.11685 N, 4.56016 E (WGS84), -2 m ASL
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