Mir and Progress M-35 observation

Sven Grahn (svengrahn@mail.wineasy.se)
Wed, 06 Aug 1997 23:20:19 +0200

Beautiful pass of Mir over Stockhholm at 2101-2110 UT. It entered eclipse at approx 2108 UT. The Progress M-35 was trailing Mir by about 8-10 seconds (my wife spotted it first, I was fiddling with my hand-held radio receiver). I did not have a good star nearby to use as a reference when determinng the time difference, but I think 8-10 seconds is pretty accurate. Heard the packet radio Tx on 145.985 MHz during the pass. No voice, the crew probably has gone to sleep - it is well past midnight, Moscow Time.

Sven Grahn


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