[AZ-Observing] Re: ISS/STS-121 pass over Phoenix tonight just before 9pm

  • From: Jeff Hopkins <phxjeff@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2006 21:00:55 -0700

Great show!

As the ISS passed overhead it brightened considerably. I was surprise 
as it was maybe 30 degrees East of the meridian when it faded very 
rapidly to nothing.

Thanks for the heads up.


At 14:59 -0700 7/6/06, Neville Cole wrote:
>Not that we'll be able to actually see it, but there is a very good pass of
>the ISS over the Phoenix Metro area tonight between approx 8:51pm and
>Check out the Heavens-Above website using this URL:
>For those with scopes that can track these things, it should be a sight to
>see with the Space Shuttle Discovery docked to it.  Never seen this myself,
>but I hope to tonight.

Jeff Hopkins
Counting Photons
Hopkins Phoenix Observatory
7812 West Clayton Drive
Phoenix, Arizona 85033-2439 U.S.A.
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