Re: ISS solar transit on 4-15-03

From: Larry (chukwood@telusplanet.net)
Date: Tue Apr 15 2003 - 16:23:48 EDT

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    From: "Petter B. Aslaksen" <aslaksen@stud.ntnu.no>
    To: "SeeSat-L" <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2003 10:17 AM
    Subject: Re: ISS solar transit on 4-15-03
    
    
    > According to my calculations, I don't get to see the ISS for AGES from
    > now. I saw it first time on February 4th at about 18.46 local time. Am I
    > too far north or what?
    >
    > Petter in Trondheim, Norway ( 63­º40'N, 10º43' E)
    >
    
    Petter
    
    Here are some numbers that should give you some approximate times for
    sighting the ISS. I say approximate because the TLE is so outdated. If you
    send me an E-mail closer to the dates mentioned in the following text I can
    get some up to date numbers for you.
    
    Larry Wood
    E-mail: chukwood@telusplanet.net
    
    W113.565   N53.558
    
    ===========================================
    
    Produced: 15-Apr-03 2:12:57 PM
    Location: Trondheim Lat:63.667  Lon: 10.716
    Start:(UTC)30/04/2003  13:06:14  Stop:(UTC)22/05/2003  13:06:14
    Min Sat El: 4   Times: UTC
    
    
    Satellite: ISS (ZARYA)
    TLE Date:2003-04-14 18:49:38Z   TLE Age: 29.23 days
    Apoge: 398.1 km  Perige: 389.0 km
    
    Rev# : 25566             Sun EL: -07 AZ: 016
    DD/MM  TIME      EL  AZ    MAG
    14/05  00:20:38  04  160   4.4
    14/05  00:21:38  05  146   4.4
    14/05  00:21:38  04  133   4.7
    Rev# : 25582             Sun EL: -05 AZ: 025
    DD/MM  TIME      EL  AZ    MAG
    15/05  00:58:04  06  194   4.0
    15/05  00:59:04  08  180   3.4
    15/05  01:00:04  08  163   3.2
    15/05  01:00:04  07  147   3.5
    Rev# : 25597             Sun EL: -07 AZ: 012
    DD/MM  TIME      EL  AZ    MAG
    16/05  00:03:13  06  167   3.8
    16/05  00:04:13  06  151   3.8
    16/05  00:05:13  05  137   4.2
    16/05  00:05:13  04  125   4.9
    Rev# : 25612             Sun EL: -07 AZ: 359
    DD/MM  TIME      EL  AZ    MAG
    16/05  23:08:17  04  142   4.5
    16/05  23:08:17  04  129   5.0
    Rev# : 25613             Sun EL: -05 AZ: 021
    DD/MM  TIME      EL  AZ    MAG
    17/05  00:40:37  06  202   3.8
    17/05  00:41:37  09  187   3.1
    17/05  00:42:37  09  170   2.9
    17/05  00:43:37  08  153   3.2
    17/05  00:44:37  06  138   3.9
    17/05  00:44:37  04  127   5.0
    Rev# : 25628             Sun EL: -07 AZ: 008
    DD/MM  TIME      EL  AZ    MAG
    17/05  23:45:36  08  175   3.3
    17/05  23:46:36  08  159   3.3
    17/05  23:47:36  07  143   3.6
    17/05  23:48:36  04  130   4.4
    17/05  23:48:36  04  120   5.5
    Rev# : 25643             Sun EL: -07 AZ: 355
    DD/MM  TIME      EL  AZ    MAG
    18/05  22:50:25  06  151   3.8
    18/05  22:51:25  05  137   4.2
    18/05  22:51:25  04  125   5.0
    Rev# : 25644             Sun EL: -06 AZ: 016
    DD/MM  TIME      EL  AZ    MAG
    19/05  00:22:44  06  213   4.0
    19/05  00:23:44  08  199   3.2
    19/05  00:24:44  10  182   2.7
    19/05  00:25:44  10  165   2.9
    19/05  00:26:44  07  149   3.5
    19/05  00:27:44  04  136   4.4
    19/05  00:27:44  04  127   5.6
    Rev# : 25659             Sun EL: -06 AZ: 003
    DD/MM  TIME      EL  AZ    MAG
    19/05  23:27:15  08  194   3.4
    19/05  23:28:15  09  178   3.0
    19/05  23:29:15  09  161   3.0
    19/05  23:30:15  07  145   3.5
    19/05  23:31:15  05  132   4.4
    19/05  23:31:15  04  123   5.6
    Rev# : 25674             Sun EL: -06 AZ: 350
    DD/MM  TIME      EL  AZ    MAG
    20/05  22:30:20  05  194   4.2
    20/05  22:31:20  07  180   3.5
    20/05  22:32:20  08  164   3.3
    20/05  22:33:20  07  148   3.5
    20/05  22:34:20  05  134   4.2
    20/05  22:34:20  04  123   5.1
    Rev# : 25675             Sun EL: -06 AZ: 012
    DD/MM  TIME      EL  AZ    MAG
    21/05  00:04:50  05  223   4.3
    21/05  00:05:50  08  210   3.4
    21/05  00:06:50  10  194   2.8
    21/05  00:07:50  10  176   2.8
    21/05  00:08:50  08  159   3.2
    21/05  00:09:50  05  146   4.1
    21/05  00:09:50  04  136   5.3
    Rev# : 25690             Sun EL: -06 AZ: 359
    DD/MM  TIME      EL  AZ    MAG
    21/05  23:08:18  04  217   4.5
    21/05  23:09:18  07  205   3.5
    21/05  23:10:18  10  190   2.9
    21/05  23:11:18  10  172   2.8
    21/05  23:12:18  09  155   3.1
    21/05  23:13:18  06  141   4.0
    21/05  23:13:18  04  131   5.1
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