Re: Last places on earth to see sunlit Mir @ night

From: Tony Beresford (
Date: Mon Mar 19 2001 - 17:34:40 PST

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    At 11:30 20/03/01 , Matson, Robert wrote:
    >Hi All,
    >With the imminent reentry of Mir in a little over three days,
    >I thought I'd see which lucky places on earth would be among
    >the last to see a sunlit, nighttime pass.  If the ~6 UT reentry
    >on Friday, March 23 is to be believed, then here are some
    >locations that will see Mir within 24 hours of reentry:
    >Auckland, New Zealand:     7:44 UT 3/22
    >Canberra, Australia:       9:12 UT
     Sydney    Australia        9:13 UT
    Sydney has the much bigger population Rob,
    even if Canberra is the national capital
    Tony Beresford
    Adelaide, So. Australia
    where we have a 12 d elev pass on March 21 and a 11 d elev pass March 22!
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