Re: NEAR observed at one power from Austin, Texas

Sue J. Worden (worden@uts.cc.utexas.edu)
Fri, 23 Jan 1998 06:53:28 -0600 (CST)

> Date: Fri, 23 Jan 1998 02:06:08 -0600
> From: Ed Cannon <ecannon@mail.utexas.edu>
> Subject: NEAR observed at one power from Austin, Texas
> [ ... ]
> Fortunately our sky cleared, and so Mike and Gerald McCants, 
> Sue Worden and I were able to observe NEAR at one-power 
> [ ... ]
> Now in a few hours we have Mir, STS-89 (I think.), and a 
> predicted -7 Iridium flare.


	And all three were right on time. :-)  Very nice near-zenith
	passes of Mir followed by Endeavor 8 minutes later, followed
	by a "monster" Iridium 37 flare 7 minutes after that.  All in
	all, including NEAR, it was an unusually busy and interesting
	night here!

	--Sue Worden (worden@uts.cc.utexas.edu)