Re: ISS and Atlantis seen

From: alain.figer@club-internet.fr
Date: Sat Feb 09 2008 - 15:12:01 UTC

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    Hello,

     

    Agreeable observations in a splendid evening sky near Paris, on Feb 08 ;

    2 satellites were observed following ISS.

     

    . ISS at 17:56 UT  mag -2.5 steady 

    . unexpected satellite at 18:06 UT mag 2 almost steady

    . probable STS-122 at 18:21 UT mag -1,5 max ; eclipsed at 18:21:39 about between Alpha and Beta UMa.

     

    Sincerely

     

    Alain Figer

     

    48,891 N

    2,113 E

    Altitude : 30 m

     


    ----Message d'origine----
    >Date: Sat, 09 Feb 2008 01:38:14 -0700
    >De: Woodchuk
    >A: SeeSat-L
    >Sujet: ISS and Atlantis seen
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    >Nice pass of the ISS at 18:31 and STS-122 at 18:45 seen earlier this evening.
    >As usual during cold weather (-26C w/ 25 km wind) the seeing was great sitting in
    >an easy chair looking through the front window. I missed seeing Progress as there
    >was some very light cloud in the region.
    >
    >--
    >Larry Wood
    >
    >300x is almost enough!
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