Re: CRS-8 launch today

From: Alan Madill via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2016 10:23:41 -0700
Another live feed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pUAydjne5M

On 4/8/2016 8:01 AM, Leo Barhorst via Seesat-l wrote:
> Hello list,
>
> A Falcon-9 will launch a Dragon capsule for the CRS-8 mission to ISS at
> 20:43 UT today.
> I´ve ajusted the epoch of Jon´s estimate for CRS-6 of April last year.
>
> DRAGON CRS-8 estimation                                  206 X 352 km
> 1 70001U 16024A   16099.86333333 0.00000000  00000-0  00000+0 0    07
> 2 70001  51.6477  45.5228 0109236  46.9782   2.4721 15.98433248    06
>
> 20 minutes after launch the Dragon, r/b and solar array covers are just
> visible from my place
> in the west (270 Az) at a height of 9 degrees at the top right of Orion
> shortly before going
> into shadow above Orion.
> It is probably too low for me, but I´ll give it a try, weather permitting.
>
> Good hunting,
> Regards
> Leo
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