Superbird A (89-041A, 20040)

From: Ed Cannon (
Date: Tue Dec 13 2005 - 16:59:45 EST

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    Last night I had predictions for Superbird A at about 15 
    degrees up in the east.  I'm almost certain that I saw 
    the last couple of flashes that would have been visible 
    with my 8x42 binoculars at about 3:04 UTC (period of 22.15 
    seconds), so it would have begun some minutes earlier, at 
    about 2:57 or 2:58 roughly.  This is almost exactly six 
    months to the day since I first saw it low in the east 
    last June.  Its flash episode occurs roughly one minute
    later from night to night.  This evening looks to be 
    cloudy here.  
    Ed Cannon - - Austin, Texas, USA
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