Re: ISS in fading daylight

From: Alex D. via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_lists.seesatmail.org>
Date: Wed, 24 May 2023 06:43:08 +0200
Additionally:

   - obs done with 7x50
   - sun altitude approx. -3.23° (as reported by Stellarium) (so Marco's
   +2° records stands :-) ), moon alt +31°
   - I couldn't see the ISS visually (it was also reported as "daylight" on
   Heavens Above)

rgds

On Tue, May 23, 2023 at 10:21 PM Alex D. <alexander.duytschaever_at_gmail.com>
wrote:

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>
>
> This evening I observed the ISS with the help of nearby Moon and Venus. I
>> centered the 7.5° FOV so that Venus would be at 0930 and could see a faint
>> ISS, as faint as a naked eye Venus.
>>
>> time:2001Z (2201L)
>> location: 51N 3.71E
>> sun data: SS/1940Z civ/2022Z naut/2122Z
>>
>> color-wise, the sky was relatively blue
>>
>>
>> One wonders in how much daylight the ISS might be visible.
>>
>> rgds,
>>
>> -alex-
>>
>>
>> Alexander Duytschaever
>> Stargazing in Gent <https://sites.google.com/view/stargazing-in-gent/>
>>
>

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