Re: ISS transit across sun

From: Thomas Fly (thomasfly@charter.net)
Date: Sat Mar 01 2003 - 08:45:29 EST

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    > I've seen the shuttle (Atlantis I think) cross the sun in an 8" scope in
    > white light.  But also saw it on 2 conseccutive orbits.  Very cool.  Very
    > fast and no shape.  An interesting day in southern MA.
    >
    > Marek Kozubal
    
    What would be even cooler would be a transit (ISS, shuttle, or both) during
    a total eclipse- they'd blink out as they entered the moon's shadow, but
    they'd be nice and bright before and after.
    
    It'd probably take some orbital jockeying by NASA to make it happen,
    however.
    
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