Re: MIR at 1991 eclipse

Bruce Watson (wats@scicom.alphacdc.com)
Sat, 22 Jul 95 11:01:32 MDT

>I have been asked for help by someone investigating reports of moving objects
>seen in the sky during the 1991 July 11 total solar eclipse by observers in
>Mexico. They ask for the location of the Mir space station during the period

I was in Cabo San Lucas for the 1991 eclipse and calculated the
local circumstances of the larger, brighter satellites in hopes of
seeing any during totality, especially Mir, and came up with none.

Saw the Hubble telescope go overhead in the predawn hours of 
July 8th, though.