Starlink visibility for NYC?

From: skywayinc--- via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 17:48:40 +0000 (UTC)
Assuming that the next round of Starlink satellites are successfully launched
on Saturday at 15:46 UT and using the preliminary TLE for this mission, I have
deduced that a pretty good pass of the satellite train over NYC will take place 
on Saturday evening beginning at roughly 6:41 p.m. EST.  

The "train" will pass from WSW to SSW and will reach a maximum altitude
of about 25-30 degrees above the SW horizon. . . from below Venus . . . 
through Cetus . . . and then down through Eridanus.

Coming just over an hour after sunset, the entire pass should be 
visible . . . with no entry into Earth's shadow.

Could anyone confirm for me if this is all reasonably accurate?
Many thanks!
-- joe rao

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