[AZ-Observing] Re: The Moon and Venus and the Shuttle Chasing the ISS

  • From: Jack Jones <telescoper@xxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 17 May 2010 18:15:09 -0700

Should be seeing a mag -3.2 ISS/Shuttle display tomorrow eve (Tues) after it
clears up. Heavens-Above says starting at 19:43 at 68 deg to the NE. Go
look:
http://www.heavens-above.com

Jack in Phoenix

On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 12:32 PM, Tim Jones <tjmac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Bob, Chris, Bruce and I all got to watch the "space chase" last evening.
>  Coming in first place was the ISS.  It ran from North to Northeast peaking
> at around 35º above the horizon.  Around 9 minutes later, the shuttle
> Atlantis followed a similar path across the night sky.  They were very easy
> to spot with the naked eye because of their paths just after sunset.
>
>

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