Re: ISS Zarya (FGB) Orbital Data - Estimated

Mike DiMuzio (
Thu, 19 Nov 1998 01:56:40 +0000 wrote:

> Assuming that the Russians launch at the scheduled time there will be a
> visible pass in the Baltimore-Washington area at 5:24pm EST that evening.  It
> should pass right to left about 12 deg. over the setting cresent moon at
> 5:24:50pm EST.   The final stage of the launch rocket should take the same
> track +/- 10 minutes.
> Cheers
> Don Gardner
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> 76.8419 W, 39.1796 N,  34m ASL

    And for those in Northeast Ohio, it will also make a pass,
highest at about 5:24 pm EST, but somewhat higher at
about 24 degrees.  The first good darksky pass isn't
until the next week, Nov 28 at 6:25 am EST in the southeast, so that might
be better for the Baltimore vicinity.

41.087N  80.722W 330 meters

Mike DiMuzio