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neilbuc

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Woodford Startrails
« on: January 01, 2017, 02:56:14 PM »

Something from the other night. Wonder what is that strange object moving slowly from about 12s in the top left.


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Re: Woodford Startrails
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2017, 01:51:41 PM »
Very nice! And have no idea what that object is - what is the time range, maybe just a plane?

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Re: Woodford Startrails
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2017, 02:05:23 PM »
I would say it is a tumbling satellite


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Re: Woodford Startrails
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2017, 06:44:58 PM »
The frames are 20s so it's over a good few minutes. Satellite trails or planes are normally faster and quite noticeable. It's the first time I have seen something that slow.
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Re: Woodford Startrails
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2017, 10:50:02 PM »
A tumbing rocket stage perhaps, skies above has a few listed - check it against the date/time. There are a few russions ones with long periods I think.