Re: STS/ISS observation

From: Greg Williams (k4hsm@knology.net)
Date: Sun Oct 28 2007 - 14:51:53 EDT

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    I noticed the rust-colored appearance as it hit the orbital sunset a few 
    weeks ago on ISS.  Not sure of sunrise, but on sunset as it dims, it 
    turns rust-colored. 
    
    Greg
    
    
    
    Robert Holdsworth wrote:
    > Excellent dawn pass picked up around 1645 UTC with culmination at 1647 
    > UTC.,
    > Faded rapidly after culmination as it headed toward an orbital sunrise.
    >
    > Predicted magnitude was -3.4 it could well have reached this as no 
    > other objects were visible apart from the moon.
    >
    > Not much sign of orange coloration this time, but could be clearly 
    > seen as two conjoined objects, particularly through binoculars.
    >
    > Looking forward to evening passes soon, much easier on sleep!  However 
    > cloud is also likely to build up.
    >
    > Robert
    >
    >
    >>
    >> Off to catch up on sleep before the next pass, by then the sky will 
    >> be quite bright.  No report will be submitted unless there is an 
    >> observation.
    >>
    >> Robert Holdsworth
    >> Wainuiomata
    >> New Zealand
    >> 174.848E
    >> 41.261S
    >> UTC plus 13.
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