Re: shuttle radar visible

From: Ron Lee (
Date: Thu Feb 17 2000 - 19:18:48 PST

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     Also, align your telescope's mounting so that you are mostly slewing 
    >in one dimension --makes it much easier. Think of the satellite's path
    >the sky as an approximation to a great circle. Point one axis of the scope's 
    >mounting towards the pole of the great circle. 
    >-Frank E. Reed
    I understand the concept but am wondering if there is a way to determine
    the approximate "pole" using Rob Matson's Skymap or some other method.
    Ron Lee
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