Re: Questions regarding Shuttle/ISS visibility after undocking

From: Sil (2100846710@ekit.com)
Date: Mon Jun 18 2007 - 03:04:39 EDT

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    Skywayinc@aol.com wrote:
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    > 1) Which will be the "lead" object as they move across the sky, and
    > 2) How far apart will they appear to be?
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    Joe,
    
    For sure someone on this list can give you the correct answer, but I 
    would think that as the Orbiter reduces its orbital height, it would 
    precede the ISS. At a lower altitude it must orbit more quickly.
    
    Sil
    
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