Re: STS LAUNCH SEEN

From: Richard Clark (rclark@LPL.Arizona.EDU)
Date: Sat Jul 14 2001 - 00:02:42 PDT

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    On Sat, 14 Jul 2001, JAY RESPLER wrote:
    > Live from my bedroom window.  I've seen many launches from here. For the first
    > time, shortly before engine cutoff, a nice bright tail a few degrees long
    > appeared.
    
    I was expecting and hoping to see this feature but had a negative
    observation, due partly to horizon clutter.
    
    What was the azimuth at the time you saw this?
    
    >   I was taking video but unfortunately, the tape jammed in the camera. 
    > Oh well, it was exciting to see anyway.
    > -- 
    > Jay Respler
    
    Richard Clark
    rclark@lpl.arizona.edu
    
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