Re: STs-92 SPECTACULAR from NYC!!!

From: Ron Lee (ronlee@pcisys.net)
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 17:01:25 PDT

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    Ron Lee
    
    
    
    
    At 07:40 PM 10/11/00 EDT, you wrote:
    >Well, it was the most *&%$^^&*%$ up DSL realvideo image I have ever seen,
    and 
    >got totally garble.......
    >
    >    BUT!!! Spectacular from here in NYC. I raced to the window, which faced 
    >S--SE,....... and then I saw it. A BRIGHT (-4 or -6 mag) deep orange light
    in 
    >the sky, racing up the coast. Rose in the South, then rather low in the 
    >SE...maybe 10 degrees high. Traveling very fast. Through binoculars, I could 
    >just make out an exhaust trail....knowing the ME's would be shutting down 
    >during this pass, I watched. But the shuttle seemed to disappear over and 
    >over....kind of flickering.....anyone know why? Then, it disappeared 
    >completely.
    
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