Re: Western US heads up - Vandenberg launch Saturday

From: Jim Stamm (nemo@flash.net)
Date: Sat Jul 14 2001 - 07:33:17 PDT

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    Jake Rees wrote on 7/14/01 2:47 AM :
    
    >If it launches late, say
    >closer to 10 PM PDT compared to say 8:30 PM, then the potential for a great
    >display is less since the sun is much farther below the horizon and the
    >missile might not hit sunlight until the final stage or perhaps not at all
    >at say 9:59 PM.
    
    The plume display might be less, but the last launch that we saw from 
    Tucson in the dark was pretty spectacular.  It looked to me like 
    something was launched from the next town over.
    
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