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Ursa Astronomical Association
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taivaanvahti(at)ursa.fi

Ursa Astronomical Association

NOAA 9 - 13.8.2015 at 03.05 Espoo Observation number 40836

Visibility III / V


At the end of the Perseid shooting tour, I photographed east in the direction of the driver’s constellation. In the midst of a 15-second exposure at 3:05 a.m., I noticed a stationary spot-point brightness lasting about a couple of seconds between the driver's beta and iota stars. Presumably it was a NOAA 9 satellite (thanks to Ursa for the configuration help).


Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Satellite
  • Name of the observation target
    • NOAA 9
    • Keskitaso
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