Re: ISS or MIR, Please?

From: Olivier Staiger (
Date: Wed Jul 19 2000 - 07:39:32 PDT

  • Next message: Olivier Staiger: "Re: ISS or MIR, Please?" wrote:
    > Hi Friends!  Tonight I was at the beach in San Francisco and at 9:10 PST I
    > saw a very bright (like a very, very bright Venus), very slow moving, large
    > satellite move across the sky from NW to SE, at about 90 degrees (almost
    > overhead).
    > It really looked like the Space Shutte that I have seen before (although much
    > slower).  Since the Shuttle isn't up yet, was it ISS or Mir?  Please help
    > me--an amateur satellite watcher!
    I checked with heavens-above, it says MIR was 66 high at 21:07:33 and mag - 0.6
    , from NW to SE.
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