[amsat-bb] Re: visual sighting of amateur satellites

Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Thu Nov 6 04:32:42 PST 2008

So does Orbitron.

Luc Leblanc wrote:

> I dust off STSPLUS and i remember this program give the pass where the satellite is visible. It works very well with ISS and the shuttle 
> The magnitute of AO-51 is the key here try STSPLUS	il will give you the time and the orbits where AO-51 is visible. Again the V visible 
> mean the sun is illuminating the satellite. but this does not confirm that the satellite is really visible. . It works for ISS but  i think 
> not for AO-51. At least the you will not have to watch each and every pass to get the right one.

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