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Satellite flybys - July 2008 - tomorrow
Posted: 28 Jul 2008, 11:39
No telescope required - just binoculars or Mark I Eyeball - and if this summer haar keeps below about 50ft above sea level there's this chance to see the International Space Station at approx 10pm tomorrow
Jul. 29, 2008
Satellite Rise time Direction to look Transit time Max elevation Magnitude
ISS 10:05:19 pm West 10:07:27 29° -1.2 (very bright)
This is via Spaceweather.com, and for skywatchers in the locus of Inverkeithing.
Posted: 28 Jul 2008, 21:47
Have spotted iss last 3 nights, its so bright! In france!
is a web site which you give you location and it will then give times of iss (brigter than jupiter) and other satellite and iridium flahses
Posted: 30 Jul 2008, 09:52
Didn't get a chance to see ISS however, skies cleared nicely around midnight and cloudless where I am. Some great views of Jupiter and moons. Super view of M31 and around a dozen other satellite flyby's.
First night in ages that i have had a chance to use new scope.
I can't wait for the winter.....BRRRRRRRRRRR!
ISS one more time
Posted: 30 Jul 2008, 15:26
Another chance tonight 30th july
ISS will cross 10 deg above wsw and and depart 11 deg above sse however the duration is 4 minutes as opposed to 1 min last night and crossing begins approx 22:31. max elevation 20 deg.
So no excuses get looking hehehe
IIS + toolkit
Posted: 28 Nov 2008, 17:52
International space station will head overhead tonight at
28 Nov -0.9 17:31:00 10 SW 17:33:38 30 SSE 17:34:55 21 ESE
visible for just over 2 mins - the toolkit (£70,000) dropped by astronaut may also be visible....
i would say bag it... if you can lol
should come from bridges, heading towards edinburgh i fink