RE: Interesting ISS pass coming up

From: Wally Anglesea (wanglese@bigpond.net.au)
Date: Fri Nov 06 2009 - 22:13:24 UTC

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    Yeah, I kinda knew that, I merely picked the nearest major city in the path.
    
    I realise I should have been more specific, as Simone says, it's about 70KM
    further.
    
    Anyway, thanks for the links. I'll use 'em.
    
    Cheers,
    Wally
    
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Bjoern Gimle@GlocalNet [mailto:bg_26934@glocalnet.net]
    > Sent: Saturday, 7 November 2009 02:13
    > To: Wally Anglesea; seesat-l@satobs.org
    > Subject: Re: Interesting ISS pass coming up
    > 
    > Not wishing to be rude, but ISS does not cross the Moon at a specific
    > place -
    > the line (cone) extended from the Moon via ISS 'paints' a band on the
    > Earth's
    > surface during close to 50% of each orbit (whether ISS is sunlit or not
    > - both can be
    > interesting!).
    > 
    > You can subscribe to a few day's predictions for your preferred site(s)
    > by
    > 'Email Alert Manager' (Moon and Sun) at
    > http://www.calsky.com/cs.cgi/Satellites/16? , or just inspect them,
    > or use Rob Matson's SkyMap to search for transits/appulses of any
    > selected object by any
    > satellite in a TLE file.
    > 
    > Some other prediction programs offer this service, at least partially.
    > 
    > /Björn
    > 
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > Subject: Interesting ISS pass coming up
    > 
    > 
    > ...
    > If you are anywhere near Wagga Wagga, NSW  (147°22'7"E, 35°7'7"S)  you
    > will
    > see the ISS pass across the crescent moon.
    > 
    > 
    > 
    > 
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