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Re: 'UFO' Spotted Over Asker Norway

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 19:20:44 -0400
Archived: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 09:50:23 -0500
Subject: Re: 'UFO' Spotted Over Asker Norway


>From: Paul Novak <nib68.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2002 20:29:13 -0800 (PST)
>Subject: Re: 'UFO' Spotted Over Asker Norway

>>From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2002 00:20:40 -0400
>>Subject: Re: 'UFO' Spotted Over Asker Norway

>>Could anyone reasonably match this to a rocket booster re-entry
>>and still stay withing the timeframe of at least three minutes?

>I have been trying to do just that. Unfortunately precision
>seems to be a bit hard to come by. I have found a close match or
>two but nothing irrefutable.

>"Object Description: Type: Vostok Stage 2 Rocket Body
>NORAD Name: SL-3 R/B
>NORAD Number: 11156
>Int'l Designation: 1978 117B
>Launched: 19 DEC 1978 @ 01:40 UTC
>Site: Plesetsk Cosmodrome
>Mission: Tselina-D 18

>Reentry Prediction: Predicted Reentry Time: Late November
>Predictions will begin 5 days prior to expected reentry"

>Here's one decent link that may help you out.

>http://www.aero.org/cords/reentries.html


Hi Paul,

I've been away since Sunday.

Thanks for the URL. It now seems that this was a short duration
con-trail from a single engined jet. The Sun was also at a low
angle [Norway this time of the year] and lighting the trail in
an odd manner. But thanks again  for the URL.

Best,

Don ledger

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