Re: 2018AUG3 Provence

From: Chris Jones via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2018 18:20:19 -0400
On 08/04/18 5:54 PM, Björn Gimle via Seesat-l wrote:
>> 
>> On "vacation" in Provence I had a (for me) terrific pass of ISS,
>> ascending from the NE to Vega near zenith around 20:56 UT. The
>> frequent evening thunderstorm cleared just in time to let me target
>> Vega before ISS appeared behind trees. Preceding by about 10 s was
>> a (mag +2 Dragon?)  object.
> 
> But without my Windows tools I was utterly unsuccessfull in
> identifying and posting my image. Heavens-Above did not show an
> object preceding the ISS,

The time appears to match up for Dragon.  It separated from ISS at
16:38, deorbited at 21:23, and splashed down off Los Angeles at 22:17
(all times UTC).

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