Re: Shuttle launch observed

Dale Ireland (
Thu, 25 Sep 1997 20:13:50 -0700

At 09:02 PM 9/25/97 PDT, jeff hunt wrote:
>>From south central Maryland....awesome sight through 7X50 binocs.
>Bright (mag -1) orange-yellow plume, 

Yes Jeff, we had a great view of the launch here in Seattle also. It was awesome, it lit up my living room and shook the nicknacks. We followed the bright orange plume for almost 4 minutes before we lost it when CNN Headline News cut to a couple of talking heads and then a commercial.
Dale Ireland  47.7N 122.7W
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