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Re: ISS VISIBLE?





On Sat, 3 Apr 1999 ka8qcu@juno.com wrote:

> Hi all,
> I was just wondering if the International Space Station is visible with
> the naked eye during the pre-dawn and post sunset passes. I assume that
> it will be quite easy to see once all the modules have been assemble. But
> what about now, with just 2 or 3 modules? I haven't had a chance to get
> out and look yet. 73 de Doug KA8QCU
> ka8qcu@juno.com
> 

Given the size of the Russian module, it *should* be possible, but
bets are that you'll have to know just when to look and where. After
all, there are folks who talk about seeing the Iridium satellites,
and they're a lot smaller than this object is.....

Later,
Andy
WD9IYT


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