Comet Garradd and satellite Cosmo-3M

Posted by Jaicoa2
on Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Efrain Morales Rivera

Date: 09/05/2011, 00:19ut

Location: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

Equipment: LX200ACF 12 in. OTA, F10, CGE mount, ST2000xm Ccd, AO8, CFW 9, Astronomik Lum. only 4min..

Comet Garradd getting brighter and heading towards the Hercules region. A satellite was captured also (streak). The satellite is a Russian Cosmos-3M rocket booster (USDoD: SL-8 R/B) used to launch the Kosmos 2004 satellite on February 22, 1989.

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