RE: Satellite lunar transit

From: Marek Kozubal (
Date: Mon Aug 20 2001 - 15:30:24 PDT

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    On Sat, 18 Aug 2001, Matson, Robert wrote:
    > > All in all, solar transits are much more likely to be observed than
    > > lunar transits, and this is confirmed by the record of observations.
    > > I know of only two verifiable and documented solar transit
    > > observations:  one by Ron Dantowitz as described in the April
    > > issue of SKY & TELESCOPE, the other one by a Belgian observer on
    > > 25 June which has not been published so far but of which I have
    > > a copy of the video recording.
    Ron Dantowitz and myself also observed (but did not photograph in
    anyway) 2 conncective passes of the space shuttle in front of the sun 3 or
    4 years ago.  We were each looking at the sun though 8" LX200's.
    Marek Kozubal            
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