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RE: Satellite re-entry?



Correction to the tracking direction:  It was from NE to SW.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike73@aol.com [mailto:Mike73@aol.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 8:42 AM
To: Reicher, James; amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Satellite re-entry?


In a message dated 8/13/2003 9:13:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
JReicher@hrblock.com writes:

> Last evening, at approximately 0225Z, I saw what appeared to be a 
> satellite  re-entering the atmosphere.  It was bluish-white in color 
> and tracked from  NW to SE, the starting azimuth from my location 
> (EM28) was about 30
degrees.
>  Anyone know what bird this may have been?

James,

I think you may have seen a meteor. The Perseids is happening now.

73,
Mike, N1JEZ
AMSAT #29649
Local Area Coordinator
"A closed mouth gathers no feet."
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