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Shuttle Visual



As the last vestiges of color washed from the sky, and dusk yielded to 
night, we walked outside and caught a conjunction of the Shuttle and Hubble.

It was the brightest visual sighting of any satellite I've ever made in all 
my years of sky gazing!

Watch your prediction software, and if you get a chance, check the next 
orbit.

We are often rewarded with Hubble sightings, considering our southern 
location, but seldom get a decent view of the Shuttle.  To see both of them 
together was a nice reward for suffering effects of the night chill.

73, and Happy Holidays from Fort Myers, FL -- Mike


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