We NEED a speaker! Re: [SGVLUG] June meeting?
dustin at laurences.net
Tue Jun 10 21:13:07 PDT 2008
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Claude Felizardo wrote:
| btw, the Space Station will be visible tonight from the LA area
| tonight, 6/10.
It sure was.
~From the Old Town Sidewalk Astronomer's mailing list:
| "The station will first be visible low in the northwest (to the right
| of where the sun set) at about 8:44 p.m. By 8:46 it will reach its
| maximum visible altitude of 58 degrees, and will fly past Mars,
| Saturn, and the first quarter moon, in that order. By 8:50 it will
| disappear in the southeast entering earth's shadow.
Because of trees we didn't see it rising, and neither planet was
visible. The station was quite plain, so it must have been much
brighter than either.
| The station is so bright now with its added modules and solar arrays
| it will be the brightest thing in the sky besides the moon.
Yep. It looked as bright as Sirius, and that was with a light sky and
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