Re: request for identification

From: tristan.cools--- via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 08:05:23 +0100
Many thanks Michael for the identification !

gr, tristan

Op ma 17 feb. 2020 om 23:24 schreef Michael R Thompson <thomp376_at_purdue.edu
>:

> Tristan,
>
> If they were tracking with Abell 33, Express AM 22 (2003-060A) and
> Intelsat 903 (2002-016A) would have drifted into the frame similarly to the
> provided images.
>
> Express AM 22 (the one in the upper part of the image) was put into a
> graveyard orbit last year, so the attitude is no longer being maintained,
> hence the flashing.
>
> Thanks,
> Michael
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Seesat-l <seesat-l-bounces+thomp376=purdue.edu_at_satobs.org> on
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> *Sent:* Monday, February 17, 2020 4:23 PM
> *To:* Seesat-L <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
> *Subject:* request for identification
>
> Hi all,
>
> I probably won't have the time to identify this one.  I correspondent made
> a picture of abell33 and a flashing satellite and another satellite going
> in the same direction passed into the photographic view.
>
> Place coördinates:N38.219854, W6.631794
> Abell33= Right ascension 09h 39m 09.2s Declination −02° 48′ 35″
> DATE-OBS= '2020-02-17T02:13:31(most probably UTC)
> Satellites moved about 1.5 degrees in 300s.
>
> Any help is very appreciated
>
> Here are two pictures:
>
> https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CT006Gi73rRcpTK_7YhzcGsEpz4whTDJ
>
> https://drive.google.com/open?id=1PEWWBa9pWVhtW_ASYqcfho500qoKJxvV
>
> Tristan Cools
> BWGS
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