Re: Visibility of the ISS & Dragon early next week

From: Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2015 19:04:07 +0200
Skywayinc--- via Seesat-l schreef op 9-4-2015 om 17:46:
> Byron --
>
> I tried that . . . see for  yourself.  The ISS is visible from (for example)
> Los Angeles on Monday  and Tuesday.  The Dragon is only about a minute
> behind the ISS on  Tuesday, yet no sighting info is provided for L.A.
>
> Why?
> -- joe


If I may hazard a gues: if it (Dragon) is still in a lower orbit, it might 
perhaps be in shadow when passing over lower latitudes, unlike the ISS in a 
somewhat higher orbit.

- Marco


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