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ALOS (DAICHI) - 10.9.2016 at 21.20 Espoo Observation number 56936

Visibility Unclassified

Panu Lahtinen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

I went through the paralympians here through the night sky camera images, and this somehow seemed so special and slow in speed (duration about 10 s) that I had to properly check if it was a fireball or a satellite. This time it was a favorable brightness for the ALOS satellite (2006-002A).


Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Satellite
  • Name of the observation target
    • ALOS (DAICHI)
    • Luokittelematon
Technical information

Watec WAT-902H3 Ultimate, Novus NVL-2812D / IR 2.8-12 mm f / 1.2, 60 s maximum stack

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