SV: SEA SATELLITES

Björn Gimle (b_gimle@algonet.se)
Thu, 26 Aug 1999 20:10:42 +0200

> 
> At Eurosom, Paul showed video of Mir taken on a ship that I believe was docked
> somewhere.  How often have sats been predicted and seen while crossing the
> ocean?  This was an enjoyable first for me.
> 
On 980515-16, cruising from Stockholm to Helsinki, I observed 
22:48 UT #11933 C 1206 rk descending after about 70 deg culmination 
22:56    #13403 C 1400 rk descending after near-zenith
(at about 59.35N, 21.14E)
00:10    #23907 NOSS 2-3 rk high NNW (at about 59.5N, 22.1E)


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