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International Space Station

Postby Fu Manchu » Thu Aug 09, 2012 10:29 am

Thread dedicated to spotting the ISS

If you want to bring where and when to the other WAWG members attention then please post it here. :)

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Re: International Space Station

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Re: International Space Station

Postby Lert » Wed Nov 07, 2012 5:27 pm

The other day I signed up to get NASA ISS sighting notifications by email.. Here is the first (for tonight). It should be a good one..

SpotTheStation! Time: Wed Nov 07 7:53 PM, Visible: 6 min, Max Height: 64 degrees, Appears: NW, Disappears: SE
2006 - 543.5mm, 2007 - 701.5mm, 2008 - 833.5mm, 2009 - 579mm, 2010 - 631.5mm, 2011 - 872.5mm, 2012 - 770mm

2013 Jan 5mm YTD 5mm

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Re: International Space Station

Postby Lert » Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:56 pm

Saw the ISS fly over in the twilight just after 7.30pm.. beautiful sight as very bright and no other stars visible. I was going to post the pass details but thought it would have been cloudy by now.
2006 - 543.5mm, 2007 - 701.5mm, 2008 - 833.5mm, 2009 - 579mm, 2010 - 631.5mm, 2011 - 872.5mm, 2012 - 770mm

2013 Jan 5mm YTD 5mm

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Re: International Space Station

Postby Fu Manchu » Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:48 pm

I missed it by the time I found out :(

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Re: International Space Station

Postby Sydney » Wed Nov 28, 2012 5:10 pm

I just did the sign up for notifications today so I won't miss it next time! http://spotthestation.nasa.gov/

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Re: International Space Station

Postby Lert » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:34 am

Anyone who is even mildly interested in the ISS will be interested in a tour of the machine. Runs 25mins..

http://www.youtube.com/embed/doN4t5NKW-k
2006 - 543.5mm, 2007 - 701.5mm, 2008 - 833.5mm, 2009 - 579mm, 2010 - 631.5mm, 2011 - 872.5mm, 2012 - 770mm

2013 Jan 5mm YTD 5mm

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Re: International Space Station

Postby Lert » Fri Mar 08, 2013 9:37 am

A nice ISS pass this evening..

Time: Fri Mar 08 7:34 PM, Visible: 6 min, Max Height: 77 degrees, Appears: NW, Disappears: SE

These times for Perth, a few minutes later down south.
2006 - 543.5mm, 2007 - 701.5mm, 2008 - 833.5mm, 2009 - 579mm, 2010 - 631.5mm, 2011 - 872.5mm, 2012 - 770mm

2013 Jan 5mm YTD 5mm

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International Space Station

Postby SimonB » Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:27 pm

Lert, I just happened to see this post a few minutes after the time, I said to my friends (we were sitting outside) "Damn, we just missed seeing the ISS!" And she said, "Maybe that's it!", pointing to the SE and this bright light moving at the right speed, but no others lights visible. Sure enough, it was (by all appearances, anyway).

They were very impressed. Thanks!
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