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Re: Visible MIR



> 
> At 06:25 PM 2/1/98 -0500, you wrote:
> >Just finished watching a highly visible pass of MIR over the east coast.
> >It's elevation at the highest point was 55 degrees.  It was also
> >exceptionally bright.  Watched it for about eight minutes before it crossed
> >the grey line.  The only thing I heard on 2m's was the R0MIR, though.
> >
> >73's Chris KU4DD
> >
> >
> I couldnt see anything tonight due to clouds, however I had a good observation
> last night of not only MIR, but apparently the Progress ship they had cut loose
> on friday.  The object was trailing MIR about 20 seconds behind, and since the
> shuttle had already landed, and the new russian team had already docked, I am
> guessing what I saw was the Progress supply ship.  Anybody else see this?
> 
> 73, Bruce WA4JAV
> 

Hi Bruce.

Yes, I did, over the east coast of New Jersey.  Mir was VERY bright.  The
trailing object was quite dim by comparison.


73, de John, KD2BD
 
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