Re: ISS in 10x30 binoculars

From: Greg Roberts (grr@telkomsa.net)
Date: Thu Mar 19 2009 - 11:49:41 UTC

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    Afternoon
    
    Yes binoculars should show a non-stellar object. The size of  ISS is about 30 
    arc seconds ( maybe bigger now!) so if you can see the planet Jupiter (which has 
    about the same angular size- relying on memory I think its about 40 arc seconds) 
    as non-stellar you will also see ISS. It doesnt take make magnification to give 
    the ISS, as well as some of the other larger satellites some sort of "shape"
    
    Cheers
    Greg
    
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