Re: Visible ATV-4 passes over Europe tonight

From: C. Bassa (
Date: Wed Jun 05 2013 - 22:24:51 UTC

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    I think I just saw the ATV on its first pass, about 5 degrees below
    Saturn, around zero magnitude and moving quite fast. After about 10
    seconds it faded and I lost it. I had not prepared to look for it,
    hence I had no binoculars or (stop)watch. I estimate the time at about
    The live video feed on Spaceflightnow reported it at an altitude of
    about 150km, which would place it in the penumbra.
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