UK ISS Pass details for April 2014

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Its 21.50 tonight VS, I think Pauls been on the :dwinkies:
 
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Did you see it Martin , four of us in the garden saw it, 1st pass, i couldnt see it until it was overhead as it was still light. Looked rectangular this time through the binos
 
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Did you see it Martin , four of us in the garden saw it, 1st pass, i couldnt see it until it was overhead as it was still light. Looked rectangular this time through the binos
No paul, but its looking good for the next pass here at the moment , I do hope it stays clear, a lovely evening.

The wife's in London and I am sat watching david Attenborough on sky 1 HD having a beer happy times :).
 
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Lovely crystal clear night here, with zero light pollution. Didn't spot it till it was almost overhead and it was travelling a lot faster than I imagined, as the visible pass seemed to be over in a matter of seconds. Very bright but faded quickly as it dipped towards the horizon. Will be out again tomorrow night if it's fine.
 
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As I have a roof hatch (which was open last night - oooer) I was able to spot the ISS last night at 2.30 am moving from NW to SE

As per the detail below there are a few passes for the next days that should be visible under the clear skies.

International Space Station

(Subtract one hour for BST :-lol)

What did strike me as interesting was the light immediatelybehind it, about 8-10 degrees or a minute or so behind, on the exact same path, which can only be the Space-X that is on the way to replenish supplies, one hopes.

Bird 1.jpg


Keep them peeled (
 
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Tonights passes (around here )

21 Jul
-2.6 01:39:27 37° SE 01:39:27 37° SE 01:42:05 10° E visible

21 Jul

-3.4 03:12:02 10° W 03:15:16 84° S 03:18:32 10° E visible
 
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Passes for the next few days, the end of next week has a number of -3.5s at a reasonable time.

ISS - Visible Passes
 
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Just had a really bright pass of ISS almost directly over the house, immediately followed by another craft travelling directly northwards.
 
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Once again, a really bright pass a couple of minutes ago.

Near 80 degrees and moving from wse to east.

Perhaps the lack of pollution has helped with magnitude.
 
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Hazy here tonight, but I spotted it through the gaps in the cloud.
 
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Crystal clear skies above for the past few days.
 
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Two more passes tonight and tomorrow


I also raised the discone a few feet higher today in the glorious weather , so I can listen in with the radio

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