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USA 186 and SKYMED 2 - 22.2.2023 at 19.37 Kokkola Observation number 112296

Visibility III / V

Pentti Ketola, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Kokkola In the evening of February 22, 2023, the night sky brightened appropriately when I started shooting with the timer, total 259 pictures every 20 sec until the clouds covered the sky again.
In these upper images, the USA 186 satellite passes Capella.

In the lower pictures, SKYMED 2 passes Capella at 19:15:18.

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  • Observation target
    • Satellite
  • Name of the observation target
    • USA 186 ja SKYMED 2
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Nikon Z5. Nikkor 20mm f/1.8. ISO 160. f/2.2. 8 seconds
Haida NanoPro Clear-Night Filter.

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