Re: STS-110 Obs

From: Jari (finn1@telus.net)
Date: Tue Apr 09 2002 - 19:12:38 EDT

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    From: "Jonathan T Wojack" <tlj18@juno.com>
    
    
    > > 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.
    
    The Shuttle had just launched and being in a lower orbit than ISS, took less
    time to orbit the planet so at the time of my observation, Atlantis was
    'ahead' of the Station.
    
    Jari
    
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