Re: Transit of satellite over Sun for me??

From: Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l <>
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:21:27 +0200
Michael Boschat via Seesat-l schreef op 21-9-2014 13:04:
> 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?

Hi Michael,

What was the duration of the event? Suncrossing satellites zip over the solar 
disc in less than a second. If it took longer, it was not a satellite.

- Marco

Dr Marco Langbroek  -  SatTrackCam Leiden, the Netherlands.

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