In a message dated 97-09-03 08:23:38 EDT, you write: > > Vector format = 10117 > Satellite Name: STS-86 > Catalog Number: 99986 > Epoch MET: 0.02975694400 > 0/00:42:51.000 MET [ stuff deleted ] > Scheduled Launch: 26-SEP-97 / 02:34:06 UTC > If this is still the case(is it?), then the shuttle launch should be visible from the East Coast of the United States. [ Hint: night launch + high inclination = possibly visible ] And, for a change, it's at a decent hour!! Would anyone in or near the New Jersey area be interested in getting together to watch the launch? Doug KA2UPW email@example.com Satellite/QRP/Mobile <-- all at the same time!! Ask me about it!!