Impending decay of Soyuz R/B

From: Robert Holdsworth (
Date: Mon Oct 11 2010 - 00:40:28 UTC

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    It appears that New Zealand and Australian observers should keep a look out for 
    37184, the R/B from the recent Soyuz launch to the ISS.
    At this stage decay at this location does not seem likely as altitude is looking 
    too high but we have an excellent shadow entry pass at around 0739 UTC (2039 
    NZDT)  -maybe earlier in view of the decaying orbit.  Cloudy at the moment but 
    some chance of it clearing in time.
    I have alerted the local observatory via their facebook page so if by any chance 
    it does decay near here we may have a multitude of observers!
    Wainuiomata, New Zealand
    41.261 S
    174.948 E
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