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Re: ISS visual passage



It's possible you saw the shuttle, ISS, and ATV-1. Check out this site:

http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/sightings/cities/view.cgi?country=United_States&region=California&city=San_Diego

On Mar 25, 2008, at 9:01 PM, Dave Guimont wrote:
>
> We don't often have good "seeing" in San Diego, but we did tonite,
> and I have some questions...
>
> ISS went over just as predicted, overhead at 26mar08
> 0308Z.  Estimating the magnitude at -3.0...We had a little bit of
> haze, and it looked like a lighted cigar!
>
> About a minute before, an object on the same course mag ~1.5, and
> about 2 min after ISS, another object,  same course, mag ~1.0...
>
> Can someone tell me what the other objects were?  The shuttle??  A
> garbage dump??
>
> I've not really been following ISS progress, again "seeing" in San
> Diego is a real variable....
>
> Tonite was an exception...
>
> Any help appreciated...
>
> We have almost an identical pass for ISS on 28 mar Z.
>
>
>
>
>
>            73, Dave, WB6LLO
>                dguimon1@san.rr.com
>
>                    Disagree: I learn....
>
>               Pulling for P3E...
>
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Rick

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