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Re: Envisat dreaming



Not only is Envisat large (I believe the largest satellite yet launched by
the Ariene 5 rocket)

but it is quite bright when passing by after twilight Maximum brightness
(Mag): 2.5 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

G. Beat
w9gb


----- Original Message -----
From: "Graham Shirville" <g.shirville@btinternet.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2002 5:01 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] just dreaming


> Most here will remember all the super photos of AO40 taken before launch
at
> Kourou... you will remember seeing all the experts in their attractive
> blue/green hats and overalls.
>
> If so you might like to look here:
>
>
http://www.heavens-above.com/satinfo.asp?lat=51.96&lng=-0.61&alt=0&loc=wobur
> n&TZ=GMT&satid=27386
>
> for sight of a recently launched really "man sized" megasat
>
> I hope the above very long URL works ok for you.
>
> cheers
>
> Graham G3VZV
>
>
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