RE: [Fwd: ISS spectacular pass]

From: Ted Molczan (ssl3molcz@rogers.com)
Date: Sun Nov 23 2008 - 23:57:40 UTC

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    Pat Gambaro wrote:
    
    > Just observed a short but spectacular pass by the ISS from 45.8379N, 
    > 73.9162W.
    > 
    > HA predicted a -2.3 magnitude but it seemed more like around -7 to me.
    > 
    > Also, I saw a faint but clearly visible curved funnel shaped cloud to 
    > the right of the station. Optical illusion or water dump ?
    
    I believe that was the pass of 2008 Nov 23 near 23:02 UTC; shuttle waste water
    dumps were scheduled to be in progress at that time:
    
    http://www.nasa.gov/pdf/293358main_FD10EP.pdf
    
    See page 3-108.
    
    Ted Molczan
    
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