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Spektr-R (SATCAT 37755)


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About this observation
Grant Privett
Time of observation
18/04/2017 - 22:00
Observing location
10" RC
Starlight H18 camera
Tracking on satellite
Additive stacking
Multiple 120s exposures

I was curious to see how bright a satellite would be when 300,000 away. Spektr-R is quite large, but I suppose that it would be roughly the same brightness as the Apollo missions were on their way to the moon - I wonder if anyone reported visual observations of those while they were transferring to lunar orbit?

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