(meteorobs) Ursids Meteor Picture
mike.hankey at gmail.com
Thu Dec 24 20:26:04 EST 2009
I checked calsky.com and sure enough at that time they have an entry
for a satellite almost exactly in the same position. Amazing.
(19195 1988-046-A) Mag= 4.9m Persei
az: 302.2° WNW h: 72.9° dist: 1547.2km
ra: 2:54.3 de: +46:54
Thanks for the tips.
On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 7:53 PM, Thomas Ashcraft <ashcraft at heliotown.com> wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> You can check satellite passes at your location at two websites:
> You have to submit your coordinates, date-time, etc.
> Calsky is much more complete and also has a section with diverse meteor
> information. Highly recommended.
> Clear skies,
> Thomas in New Mexico
> Mike Hankey wrote:
>> After your first email I looked a little harder and agree its too
>> long, too faint and too straight. A meteor this long would have had
>> more shape to it. I was thinking a satellite would be more iridium
>> flare like, but I guess they can come in different shapes and sizes.
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