Re: MIR-Atlantis

Neil T. Clifford (neil@eeyore.demon.co.uk)
Fri, 30 Jun 1995 17:25:13 +0000 (BST)

Bruce Watson writes:

|> >The first passage of MIR will reach Alt. 52 deg. but,
|> >unfortunately the Sun will be only 7 deg. below the horizon. 
|>
|>Give it a try. I've seen the shuttle when the sun was just
|>4 degrees below the horizon.
|>

Due to the dire passes over the UK I've been looking very early. So far
I've managed to spot Mir when the sun is only 2 deg below the horizon -
binocs only though (11x50).

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