[amsat-bb] Re: Shuttle Chasing ISS
saguaroastro at cox.net
Fri Feb 25 17:31:07 PST 2011
Ya can look but clear or not you won't see either, they're both in shadow. They have to be sunlit to be visible.
I've seen passes of both where the ship passes into shadow during the pass. It would just disappear in an instant.
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Saguaro Astronomy Club
On Feb 25, 2011, at 17:10, Clint Bradford <clintbradford at mac.com> wrote:
> It appears (pun intended) that North America might be able to watch the Shuttle chase the ISS this evening.
> For Southern California ... times n PST tonight ...
> Aos: 2011/02/25 22:33:45 329.8 0.0
> Max: 2011/02/25 22:38:24 37.4 13.4
> Los: 2011/02/25 22:42:29 92.4 -0.0
> Aos: 2011/02/26 00:08:42 308.0 0.1
> Max: 2011/02/26 00:13:57 201.8 45.9
> Los: 2011/02/26 00:18:32 144.8 -0.0
> Anticipating it being even brighter than Sirius.
> Clint, K6LCS
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