Re: STS-120 pass for New Zealand

From: Robert Holdsworth (robbonz1@xtra.co.nz)
Date: Tue Oct 23 2007 - 12:04:47 EDT

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    Oops longitude here is 174.948E, but all other details correct and 
    everything looking good with an excellent launch.
    
    Pass is around  26 mins from OMS-2  with culmination just on half an hour 
    post OMS-2 so this will be a useful indicator.
    
    Robert
    
    
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Robert Holdsworth" <robbonz1@xtra.co.nz>
    To: "Seesat List" <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 4:57 AM
    Subject: STS-120 pass for New Zealand
    
    
    > For any New Zealanders like me who may be awake at this early hour to 
    > watch the launch , we have a  pass around just over an hour after launch.
    >
    > Conditions here are excellent at this stage, I hope to report a sighting.
    >
    > Because of the need to get this mail out as soon as possible I have not 
    > checked Australian passes, but any over there who are awake at this even 
    > earlier hour for them may care to do so!
    >
    >
    > Robert
    > Wainuiomata
    > New Zealand.
    > 147.948E
    > 41.261S
    >
    >
    > Robert Hold
    > ----- Original Message ----- 
    > From: "Ed Cannon" <edcannonsat@yahoo.com>
    > To: <seesat-l@satobs.org>
    > Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2007 7:40 PM
    > Subject: STS-120 pass Tuesday evening - Texas and neighbors
    >
    >
    >> NASA's sightings page predicts a good Space Shuttle pass
    >> over Texas Tuesday evening.  (Of course this is assuming
    >> that the launch is not delayed for a day due to weather
    >> or some other factor.)  Here's that website:
    >>
    >> http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/sightings/index.html
    >>
    >> If I haven't goofed at this late hour, they also show the
    >> same pass for New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Oklahoma, and
    >> western Louisiana.  The pass culminates here as it goes
    >> into the Earth's shadow at about 1:08 UTC (8:08 PM
    >> Central).
    >>
    >> Wishing them successful mission!
    >>
    >> Ed Cannon - Austin, Texas, USA
    >>
    >>
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