i think that makes compelling evidence of *somthing* breaking up, for sure.
Weather its the satallite, or a meteor i couldnt say for sure. But that is somthing breaking up and very high speed, id think a meteor would have
been 'faster' and smaller which is why as an ameture im leaning toward the or a satallite.
On what is assumed to be the final orbit, the UARS would not have been visible from Japan. Basically, drawing a line on a globe from between New
Zealand and Australia up through the SE corner of Alaska was the final trans-Pacific crossing as memory serves. I am pretty sure it was even East of
I think it would have had to have made at least two more orbits to have passed in sight of Japan.
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