Re: ISS saturn transit

From: Robin R. Wier (
Date: Mon Jan 19 2004 - 00:29:47 EST

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    From: "Thomas Fly" <>
    To: "Robin R. Wier" <>; "SeeSat-L"
    Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2004 9:35 PM
    Subject: Re: ISS saturn transit
    > >> Has anyone tried to view the ISS in shadow through a
    > guided telescope?
    > > Up to ~40 seconds after shadow entry on passes directly
    > > Phoenix, AZ. Assumed reflected city lighting.
    > It's hard to say (without writing a computer program to
    calculate it) precisely
    > what "after shadow" means, because of the earth's
    My timing/definition was/is based on Brent Boshart's
    Satellite Tracker v2.4.1 program, using the latest available
    tle's.  I have posted a retraction of the above quoted
    claimed observation. Again, apologies to all.
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