Re: ATV/ISS confounded by cloud.........again !

From: John Locker (john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk)
Date: Tue Apr 01 2008 - 22:36:03 UTC

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    Thanks Bob......that explains why there's no gap then !
    What we are seeing must be the panels of Zvezda .........ATV at mag 2 would 
    have been impossible to see through the thin high cloud.
    
    Hopefully things on the west coast here will improve over the next few 
    evenings !
    
    John
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Bob Christy" <rdc@zarya.info>
    To: "'John Locker'" <john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk>
    Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 11:17 PM
    Subject: RE: ATV/ISS confounded by cloud.........again !
    
    
    > Viewed from Lincoln, UK aroung 20:30 UTC by a group of us after a meeting 
    > of
    > the local Astronomical Society - the gap was extremely noticeable!
    >
    > The ATV was 15-20s ahead of ISS at magnitude 2. ISS reached about mag -2 
    > at
    > the start of eclipse entry.
    >
    > ATV will now move behind the ISS to a distance of 39 km before the first
    > docking attempt March 3:
    > http://webservices.esa.int/blog/blog/1/
    >
    > Bob Christy
    > 53.2 deg North
    > 0.6 deg West
    >
    >
    >> -----Original Message-----
    >> From: John Locker [mailto:john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk]
    >> Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 10:53 PM
    >> To: SeeSat-L@satobs.org...........
    >
    >> Subject: ATV/ISS confounded by cloud.........again !
    >>
    > .........I managed a few grainy frames at different points in the pass, 
    > the
    > gap between ATV and Zvezda  was not that noticeable.............
    >
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