ISS Grazes Moon

Tom Smith (
Thu, 22 Apr 1999 04:20:14 +0100

Tonight I watched ISS graze the sunlit edge of the moon.   It was
interesting, but I wouldn't call it spectacular, as it happened so quickly
(fraction of a second).

I saw ISS (magnitude around +1.7) about 20 seconds before the graze, and
followed it in 7x50 binoculars.

1999 April 22, 04:09 UTC

Tom Smith
Anaheim, California, USA
33.842325 N  117.971711 W  (GPS accuracy)