Re: MIR-Atlantis

From: Neil T. Clifford <neil_at_eeyore.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 1995 13:25:13 -0400

Bruce Watson writes:

|> >The first passage of MIR will reach Alt. 52 deg. but,
|> >unfortunately the Sun will be only 7 deg. below the horizon.
|>
|>Give it a try. I've seen the shuttle when the sun was just
|>4 degrees below the horizon.
|>

Due to the dire passes over the UK I've been looking very early. So far
I've managed to spot Mir when the sun is only 2 deg below the horizon -
binocs only though (11x50).

-- 
Neil Clifford        http://www.ipp-garching.mpg.de/~bdp/vsohp/satintro.html
<neil_at_eeyore.demon.co.uk>
Received on Fri Jun 30 1995 - 13:32:29 UTC

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