Re: Shuttle and ISS seen with sun at -4 degrees!

From: Patrick Schmeer (pasc1312-seesat@yahoo.de)
Date: Mon Mar 07 2011 - 18:46:48 UTC

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    I observed both spacecraft with the naked eye
    from 17:50 until 17:55 UTC - STS-133 was about
    5.5 seconds ahead of the ISS.
     
    More on my Facebook page.
     
    Patrick
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    Saarbrücken-Bischmisheim (Germany)
    COSPAR site: 0749 SAARBRUECKEN
    lat. 49°12'52" N, long. 07°03'42" E, elev. 293 m
    
    
    --- Marco Langbroek <marco.langbroek@wanadoo.nl> wrote:
    
    > Hi all,
    > 
    > Just had a very fine deep twilight pass of the Space
    > Shuttle and ISS here in Leiden.
    > 
    > Sun only 4 degrees under the horizon! Sky still bright
    > blue!
    > 
    > They moved a few degrees north of the crescent moon and
    > became quite bright in 
    > the south: no problem seeing both naked eye.
    > 
    > The Shuttle was an estimated 5-6 degrees in front of the
    > ISS.
    > 
    > - Marco
    > 
    > -----
    > Dr Marco Langbroek  -  SatTrackCam Leiden, the
    > Netherlands.
    > e-mail: sattrackcam@wanadoo.nl
    > 
    > Cospar 4353 (Leiden):   52.15412 N, 4.49081
    > E (WGS84), +0 m ASL
    > Cospar 4354 (De Wilck): 52.11685 N, 4.56016 E (WGS84), -2 m
    > ASL
    > SatTrackCam: http://home.wanadoo.nl/marco.langbroek/satcam.html
    > Station (b)log: http://sattrackcam.blogspot.com
    
    
    
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