Saturday, July 10, 2010

Flashing space junk - yaogan(遥感) 1 deb

Flashing space debris ( passing gamma Aqr)  on top right upper - overlay with background stars for position.
Closest match is Yaogan 1 debris (   36363U 06015G   ) ~ 6 seconds between flash. (Video)
Skymap Plot below 

Iridium 17 gave out a single  -2.29 flash 

1 comment:

pidjammies said...

When I saw them on the news they reminded me of surveyors flags. Like somebody is up there marking their territory. Space junk doesn't blink or fly in formation like this stuff appeared to be.

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