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Re: Just got a visual on the ISS!!!!



Do a search on Google Images for "ISS telescope" and you will see some
photography of visible ISS passes.  Here is an interesting one:

http://www.heavenscape.com/iss.gif

If you like watching the ISS go overhead, you will like Iridium Flares
too.  Check out this website for info:

http://www.satobs.org/iridium.html

Have fun!

-- 
A.J. Farmer, AJ3U
http://www.aj3u.com

On 8/22/06, G. Beat <gregory.beat@comcast.net> wrote:
> RoD -
>
> Wait until the second truss and set of solar arrays is installed on next
> shuttle flight (Atlantis, STS-115) next week !!
>
> That should improve the magnitude a bit more :-)
>
> w9gb
>
> Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 12:36:00 -0400
> From: "Stargate" <stargatesg1@verizon.net>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Just got a visual on the ISS!!!!
>
> The thing that surprised me the most was how BIG it appears to be in the
> sky. What I could see with the naked eye looked like 2 large squares,
> connected at the points. VERY inspiring!!
> I wish I had taken my binoculars out with me.  I will be watching for other
> passes.
> Strange thing is, I didn't hear any activity on 145.800.
> I figured I would hear some kind of activity.
>
> RoD
> KD0XX
>
>
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