Shuttle seen from my truck in Quebec !

From: Daniel Deak (dan.deak@sympatico.ca)
Date: Sat Nov 15 2008 - 03:07:33 UTC

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    Good evening everyone,
    
    My son and I were very lucky to see two flahes from the maneuvering shuttle
    just after external tank jettison this evening. The observation was made at
    around 20:05 EST (01:05 UTC) from the cab of the truck I was using to move
    my furniture. I was on the highway and took an exit a few minutes before
    launch. We found a small street in an industrial park that was dark with an
    unobstructed horizon. I parked the truck and we waiting for the shuttle. The
    observation lasted a total of about 5 seconds but was very nice and easy to
    see. Site was at 4550'55" N and 7235'04" W.
    
    Shuttle catalog number is 33441.
    
    Daniel Deak
    Webmestre, site Obsat
    Pompier, municipalite de L'Avenir, Quebec
     
    COSPAR site 1747 : 45.7275N, 72.3526W, 191 m., UTC-5:00
     
    Site en francais sur les satellites:
    French-language satellite web site : http://www.obsat.com
    
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