Re: Object leading the ISS

From: Bob Christy (bob@zarya.info)
Date: Sat Apr 23 2011 - 08:27:03 UTC

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    Correction - departure was 11:41 UTC - I skipped a line when reading my 
    file.
    
    Bob Christy
    
    On 23/04/2011 09:23, Bob Christy wrote:
    > Progress M-09M departed the ISS April 22, 14:31 UTC.
    >
    > On the pass near the UK around 20:52 UTC the same day, Progress was
    > leading the ISS by 48 seconds (give or take a little as I was counting
    > the seconds manually). I estimated mag +2 for it.
    >
    > Bob Christy
    >
    > On 23/04/2011 09:15, Rainer Kresken wrote:
    >> Dear all,
    >>
    >> Some friends of mine who occasionally watched the ISS yesterday evening reported
    >> that there was a "moderately bright" object leading the ISS by a couple of
    >> degrees yesterday evening. I interpret "moderately bright" as about mag 2 or 3,
    >> considering the remaining daylight. Any idea what this might have been?
    >>
    >>
    >> location:
    >> 49.8152N, 8.6425E
    >>
    >> ISS maximum elevation data from heavens above:
    >> 19:18:37 UTC
    >> alt 69
    >> az 183
    >>
    >> Thanks in advance,
    >>
    >> Rainer
    >>
    >>
    >>
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