[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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