Transit of satellite over Sun for me??

From: Michael Boschat via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:04:12 +0000
Hi:


I think I saw a satellite transit the solar disk as I was observing, I thought it was a small sunspot but then saw it moving straight line

SSW-NNE as seen though my 80x eyepiece on my C8. It appeared as a small black dot and was not a plane as no contrail or

any disruption of the solar disk as I observed. Not a bird, went too straight and did not waver.


Was there any transits for me today of a satellite over the Sun?



Lat: N 44 39'


Long: W 63d 36'


Height 57 meters.


Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


UT of occurrence:  1st noted it at approx. 1050 UT,  lasted less than 2 seconds.


Clear skies
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Michael Boschat
Halifax Center - Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
Astronomy page:  http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/~aa063

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