Re: STS 130 view from New Jersey

From: David I. Emery (
Date: Tue Feb 09 2010 - 03:31:49 UTC

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    On Mon, Feb 08, 2010 at 05:23:14AM -0500, JAY RESPLER wrote:
    > In what may be the last shuttle launch visible from New Jersey, I just 
    > watched STS 130 Endeavour pass 1-2 degrees over the moon.
    > This link is a picture I took with a hand held digital camera. Moon is 
    > partly obscured by low clouds and tree branches. Endeavour is at the top 
    > left corner with an exhaust plume pointing down to the right. (You may 
    > have to turn up screen brightness to see it).
    	I didn't try to photograph it, but I saw MECO occur quite close
    to the moon from 12 miles west of Boston Mass.
      Dave Emery N1PRE/AE,  DIE Consulting, Weston, Mass 02493
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