Low Earth satellite?

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RJN
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Low Earth satellite?

Post by RJN » Mon Aug 30, 2004 2:15 am

Or maybe a rare CI morning airplane?
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The abrupt ending near the center indicates that the streak was cut off by the end of the exposure time. That, in turn, indicates that this was not a meteor but a much slower (angularly) moving object.
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