Re: WIRE satellite to be toast in a few days

From: Greg Williams (k4hsm@knology.net)
Date: Tue May 10 2011 - 02:39:04 UTC

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    Here's the track (using Heavens-Above):
    http://twitpic.com/4vpx39
    
    Greg Williams
    gregwilliams@knology.net
    k4hsm@knology.net
    
    
    
    On May 9, 2011, at 8:44 PM, Daniel Deak wrote:
    
    >
    > Hi Robert,
    >
    > But here in Canada, Ontario more precisely and eastern US we have a
    > predicted pass at 03:15 EDT (07:15 UTC) minutes after predicted  
    > decay... But
    > the satellite won't be sunlit.
    >
    > Daniel Deak
    > Webmestre, site Obsat
    >
    > COSPAR site 1748 : 45.8813°N, 72.5317°W, 90 m., UTC-5:00
    >
    > Site en francais sur les satellites:
    > French-language satellite web site : http://www.obsat.com
    >
    > -----Message d'origine-----
    > De : seesat-l-bounces+dan.deak=sympatico.ca@satobs.org
    > [mailto:seesat-l-bounces+dan.deak=sympatico.ca@satobs.org] De la  
    > part de
    > Robert Holdsworth
    > Envoyé : 9 mai 2011 14:50
    > À : Seesat List
    > Objet : Re: WIRE satellite to be toast in a few days
    >
    > The toast is nearly ready, will be cooked within less than 24 hours.
    >
    > We have a daylight pass which is likely to be too early (and  
    > probably cloudy
    > anyway) and an early morning non-illuminated pass which is not long  
    > after
    > Calsky's predicted decay time, however it doesn't seem it will last  
    > long
    > enough for us to have much chance of seeing it, cloud could once  
    > again be a
    > factor even if decay did occur near here.
    >
    > So seems fairly unlikely we will catch any of the crumbs!
    >
    > Robert Holdsworth
    > Wainuiomata
    > New Zealand
    > 174.948E
    > 41.261S
    >
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