UARS transits over Puerto Rico 22 Sep 2011 @ 22h56m UT

Posted by Jaicoa2
on Sunday, September 25, 2011

by Efrain Morales Rivera

Date: 09/22/2011, 22:56ut

Location: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

Equipment: WO ZenithStar ED80II APO, F6.8, P/B LX200ACF 12 in. OTA, CGE mount, PGR Flea3, PowerMate 2.5x barlows ( 1,335mm ).

UARS over Puerto Rico Sept. 22nd 22:56ut ( Approax. 30hrs before impact ). It was manually tracked. The satellite was traveling about 2 to 2.5x faster (Alt.112 miles) then the ISS when it transits and Very bright! for aproaximately 10 seconds. This animation is compose of 32 images at 60 fps of over 80 captured frames taken total.

Animation At: http://www.jaicoa-observatory.com/UARS_22_09_2011_225603-EMr-Anim2.gif

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