Re: ISS solar transit on 4-15-03

From: Thomas Fly (
Date: Tue Apr 15 2003 - 13:56:45 EDT

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    Petter B. Aslaksen wrote:
    > According to my calculations, I don't get to see the ISS for AGES from
    now... Am I  too far north or what?
    Petter in Trondheim, Norway ( 63-:40'N, 10:43' E)
    Petter, you're a whopping 12: north of the "top" of the space station's
    orbit; that's 1/30 the circumference of the earth (about 800 miles, or 1300
    km).  When the ISS rises above the horizon, it's about 1400 miles distant,
    so you don't have much of a margin to work with!
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