Re: ISS + STS-120

From: John Locker (john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk)
Date: Wed Oct 24 2007 - 02:32:35 EDT

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    I suspect ISS will flare after it  "turns " ready for docking
    (http://mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk/satcom_transits/flareanim.gif )
    
    Unfortunately we won't see that in the UK as our visible passes have just 
    ended
    
    John
    
    
    
    
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Brad Young" <allenb_young@yahoo.com>
    To: <seesat-l@satobs.org>
    Cc: "David Stine" <dstine@exposquare.com>
    Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 2:32 AM
    Subject: ISS + STS-120
    
    
    > Wonderful view of ISS (to -3 mag) and STS-120 (mag +1) over Tulsa. ISS did 
    > not flare but was a brilliant white, more than 1/2 as bright and similar 
    > to Venus this a.m. STS lower and dull creamy white, like Jupiter. No red 
    > color as reported by others. Didn't check time, seemed to be very close to 
    > H-A prediction. Did NOT see NOSS 3-2 pair soon after, on a nice high 
    > pass...strange.
    >
    > Brad Young
    > TULSA1
    > COSPAR 8336
    > +36.1397, -95.9838, 650ft ASL
    >
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