Re:Program for daytime sats transiting Sun?

From: satrack\@libero\.it
Date: Sat Mar 06 2010 - 11:39:11 UTC

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    my program can also predict daytime transits across both the
    Sun and the Moon. It's for windows OS but can run under Linux
    as well by means of the Wine emulator.
    You can download it (Visual SAT-Flare Tracker 3D) at:
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    Date      : Thu, 04 Mar 2010 11:05:42 -0700
    Subject : Program for daytime sats transiting Sun?
    > I am in the process of setting up a solar telescope for solar flare 
    > monitoring and I just witnessed a satellite passing across the Sun's 
    > disk.  The solar panels were very sharp in my view.  That was very cool.
    > .
    > I am going to be doing dawn to dusk solar monitoring with video 
    > capability and if I knew when there would be transits I could video them 
    > precisely.
    > Is there a specific program that can predict daytime sat passes across 
    > the Sun's disk? 
    > Thanks in advance for references.
    > Thomas Ashcraft
    > New Mexico
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