Re: ISS and Solar Eclipse

From: satcom (john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk)
Date: Wed Mar 15 2006 - 02:36:25 EST

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    Hi David,
    
    I would tend to agree with you there.
    
    My post was really aimed at those who will only see a partial eclipse , but 
    will also be lucky enough to be on the ISS transit line.
    This should produce the situation simulated here 
    http://www.solar-eclipse.com/2006-03-29/isstransit/img/ISS-transit-cologne-shape-300.jpg 
    at  http://www.solar-eclipse.com/2006-03-29/isstransit/
    
    John
    
    
    
    
    
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "David Dodge" <ddodge@hrmacmillanspacecentre.com>
    To: "'Gerhard HOLTKAMP'" <grd.holtkamp@t-online.de>; <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    Sent: Tuesday, March 14, 2006 11:15 PM
    Subject: RE: ISS and Solar Eclipse
    
    
    > I'd be surprised if the ISS were visible, other than a transit, during the
    > time of the eclipse since it shines by reflected light and the sun will be
    > behind it...although I open for correction at any time.
    >
    >
    >
    > David Dodge
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    > ddodge@hrmacmillanspacecentre.com
    
    
    
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