Re:ISS

From: edlight@juno.com
Date: Wed Jul 24 2002 - 13:54:43 EDT

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    Dale Ireland recently wrote:
    >  
    > The space station will be visible on every pass all night in the
    > northern hemisphere the next couple nights
    
    In fact, the ISS is close to being always in sunlight.
    Currently, the [north] pole of its orbit is just 21 degrees
    from the sun, and decreasing. When this drops to about 19
    degrees, it will always be illuminated.
    
    Clear and dark skies!
       Ed Light
    
    Lakewood, NJ, USA
    N 40.1075, W 074.2312, +24 m (80 ft)
    
    
    
    
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