[sarex] Re: ISS and meteors

andy thomas andythomasmail at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Aug 14 10:42:12 PDT 2010

Absolutely, yes. I have put some stills on http://www.andythomas.eu homepage fyi. Look for the white dot against the black sky.

--- On Sat, 14/8/10, Greg D. <ko6th_greg at hotmail.com> wrote:

From: Greg D. <ko6th_greg at hotmail.com>
Subject: RE: [sarex] ISS and meteors
To: "andy thomas" <andythomasmail at yahoo.co.uk>, sarex at amsat.org
Date: Saturday, 14 August, 2010, 18:14

Come to think of it, I wonder what precautions the crew needs to take, considering that THEY are flying through the comet's debris field too?

Greg  KO6TH 

> Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2010 16:18:33 +0000
> From: andythomasmail at yahoo.co.uk
> To: sarex at AMSAT.Org
> Subject: [sarex] ISS and meteors
> I was wondering if the perseids are visble from the ISS, and if so via the live camera on nasa-tv. 
> I looked at the live cam at around 1400 utc and thought I saw meteor trails flashing in the darkness. I know fixed objects on the iss come in and out of sunshine at strange angles, and at the time I could see the solar array adjusting its angle, but these looked different.
> anybody any ideas?
> 73 de andy g0sfj
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