[amsat-bb] Re: Viewing AO-51
clintbrad4d at earthlink.net
Wed Nov 5 22:36:21 PST 2008
> I believe it is impossible to get a visual sighting of something
> that small at that height. There are thousands of objects in orbit
> around our earth. A bag of groceries at 300 miles up would take more
> seeing ability than a human set of eyes can provide.
Pssst, Jim: You saw the ISS just the same way I saw AO-51. Neither of
us saw the bird without it being illuminated by another source for us.
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