RE: Great news = NanoSail-D nanosatellite ejected

From: k4hsm@knology.net
Date: Thu Jan 20 2011 - 04:12:59 UTC

  • Next message: Derek C Breit: "RE: Great news = NanoSail-D nanosatellite ejected"

    According to Twitter (@NanoSailD):
    
    Big day tomorrow. Just about 24hrs before I open up my sail around 10pm EST. Stay tuned ...
    
    TLE posted:
    1 90027U 0 11019.40613897 +.00003325 +00000-0 +47680-3 0 0001 
    2 90027 071.9739 007.2360 0021785 203.3337 159.2085 14.7703891000001
    
     On Wed 19/01/11 10:29 PM , "Derek C Breit" breit_ideas@poyntsource.com sent:
    > Well, of course..
    > 
    > The question would be where is it??
    > 
    > FYI.. I saw nothing.. Sky was too bright.. Main scope camera is not
    > gettingpower, but I am drift aligning with a zoom view thru my sat scope..
    > I found the scope loose on the tripod head and about 20 degrees from
    > Polaris.. We have had some big wind gusts, and some largish earthquakes,
    > butstill..
    > 
    > Am setting up for once the Moon is out of the way..
    > 
    > And a question.. In an element set.. The date.. That's UT, right??
    > 
    > 
    > Derek - Idiot Extraordinaire
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