Re: Can Ikonos sat be seen easily?

From: Tony Beresford (
Date: Fri Aug 31 2001 - 21:56:16 PDT

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    At 01:50 1/09/01 , wrote:
    >Hi folks:
    > Can we visually see Ikonos Sat? ( binos or 'scope) ?  What is the
    >expected mag?
    >ykChia ( call me yK )
    >Singapore 103.80255E, 1.445 N, +20m, +8 GMT
    Note that Ikonos is in a sun-synchronous orbit, passing overhead near
    noon and midnight. Even from 46S, its only sunlit overhead from first
    week in November. i suspect it wont be sunlit for any part of its
    night passes.
    Tony Beresford
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