[sarex] ISS Visible over NA this month
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Fri Apr 11 10:12:42 PDT 2008
ISS Amateur Radio Status: April 11, 2008
By Miles Mann WF1F,
MAREX-NA (Manned Amateur Radio Experiment, North
The ISS will be visible from New England and most of
North America for the next two weeks in the Evening
Tonight Friday night, there is a good pass around 8pm
If you do not have a tracking program, please check
the NASA web pages for tracking and Visibility data.
There have been several good reports of very bright
reflections from ISS.
>From this link you can enter you Country, State and
To see the ISS, find a dark hill.
Pick a Pass Minutes duration 3 minutes or greater,
such as Sunday April 6th at 7:46 pm.
The look North-North West at 7:46 pm.
The ISS will pop out of the horizon haze around the
posted time. Then pass towards the North, eventually
going towards North East.
ISS Fri Apr 04/08:37 PM 3 13 11 above NNW 11 above NE
ISS Sat Apr 05/08:59 PM 2 18 12 above NNW 18 above NNE
ISS Sun Apr 06/07:46 PM 3 13 10 above NNW 11 above NE
ISS Sun Apr 06/09:21 PM < 1 22 18 above NNW 22 above
ISS Mon Apr 07/08:07 PM 4 18 10 above NNW 10 above ENE
ISS Tue Apr 08/08:30 PM 3 31 18 above NNW 23 above ENE
ISS Wed Apr 09/08:52 PM 1 82 33 above NW 72 above E
ISS Thu Apr 10/09:13 PM 1 27 17 above W 27 above WSW
ISS Fri Apr 11/08:00 PM 4 76 33 above NW 12 above ESE
ISS Sat Apr 12/08:22 PM 3 32 25 above W 13 above SSE
73 Miles WF1F MAREX-NA
Until we meet again
DOSVIDANIYA Miles WF1F
--- W6MU <w6mu at comcast.net> wrote:
> There was a visible pass of the ISS this morning
> over northern
> California. It first became visible at about 50
> degrees elevation
> looking to the south. It was a descending pass
> from the NW to the SE.
> The photograph is here:
> It was not the most ideal night time photography
> conditions with a full
> moon on the right at about 25 degrees elevation,
> the glow in the lower
> left is from the city lights of the San Francisco
> bay area 30 miles to
> the south. Even though I had the SLR mirror locked
> up, and I was using
> a cable shutter release, the tripod I used is not
> stable enough for this
> type of long exposure.
> Tim w6mu
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