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Satellite identification program for astrometrists, Space Junk of the MPC
actual TLE elements for Programs, Artifical Satellites of Stefano Sposetti


Flash of the Satellite IRIDIUM 62, Mirror 1 on June,8 2017 with -5.7 mag

IRIDIUM 62  by Bernhard Haeusler, Germany

IRIDIUM 62 2017-06-08 by Bernhard Haeusler, Dettelbach, Germany                            

detail of combined 2 x 15 sec. exposures, 2017-06-08 UT 22:04:58, camera: ZWO ASI 178 MC Color,  allsky lens: 2.5mm, f-1.2  170
Full Moon with 99.46% in 122 distance, PA62. Moon Alt: +21.


Not a NEO, but a satellite... Full story here.  

Atlas Centaur R/B 73058B  by B82 Bernhard Haeusler, Germany   

Atlas Centaur R/B 1973-058B by Bernhard Haeusler, 2010-04-07 B/W                                  orbit on April,7 2010 UT 19:00

2 min.. exposure, 2010-04-07 UT 19:43  12" SCT  f-5.65 + CCD ST10XME
satellite: average mag 16.0, velocity: 0.135'/sec in PA 108, rotation period: 3.4 seconds


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