Re: Progress launch and obs + TiPS Question

From: Daniel Deak (dan.deak@sympatico.ca)
Date: Mon Aug 07 2000 - 15:05:37 PDT

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    Mir16609@aol.com wrote:
    
    > According to NASA and Florida Today the docking will take place at 20:14 UT
    > on Tuesday August 8th.
    >
    
    Sorry, for the wrong date. I took my info on Florida Today's site on the 5th
    and it was written the 9th.
    
    >
    > If it is an electrical charge, then is the tether visible in eclipse?
    
    It is surely reflected sunlight. I saw the tether disappear in shadow during
    my Saturday observation.
    
    Cheers,
    
    Dan
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    Daniel Deak
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