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Re: Satellite re-entry?



Might have been Cosmos 2265 if they missed the re-entry prediction by a few
hours.  Predicted re-entry was 11 Aug,  2140 utc.

A very interesting web site on the subject is the  Center for Orbital and
Reentry Debris Studies.
http://www.aero.org/cords/

Enjoy,
Lee-KU4OS

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Reicher, James" <JReicher@hrblock.com>
To: <Mike73@aol.com>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 10:10 AM
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] 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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