Re: STS-110 Obs

From: Jonathan T Wojack (
Date: Tue Apr 09 2002 - 18:48:27 EDT

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    > Polaris.
    > Moving fast and bright along it's entire track, mag was est -2. 7min 
    > and 21
    > sec later ISS came along, less bright and it had a distinct orange 
    > tint to
    > it. 
    Do you mean that the ISS is *trailing* STS-110?  I would have thought
    that the Shuttle would be trailing the ISS.  But the observation above
    would seem to indicate that the Shuttle jumped into orbit ahead of the
    ISS, and is slowing down, waiting for the ISS to meet it.
    Jonathan T. Wojack       
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