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ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by martmpf » Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:01 pm

Is on this page, but:
https://spotthestation.nasa.gov/sightin ... YCImU2othG
That is for Grimsby, use "change location" to your own and save that in favourites, then copy to desktop on a computer, or on home screen if phone.

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by TankBuster » Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:04 pm

Heavens Above is still up and running ok, I've been on it this afternoon for the ISS tracking info for the UK...


http://heavens-above.com/PassSummary.as ... 371&tz=GMT

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by baz1 » Tue Aug 01, 2017 3:32 pm

was clear again passing over last night

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by beefsteak » Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:06 pm

Yes I can confirm it's up and running again, it had some problems apparently, but it's sorted now.
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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by martmpf » Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:18 pm

I don't' know where this is based:
http://heavens-above.com/PassSummary.as ... 371&tz=GMT
But is different to direct from NASA for Grimsby:
Time: Tue Aug 01 10:33 PM, Visible: 5 min, Max Height: 52°, Appears: 10° above W, Disappears: 18° above ESE

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by Gary » Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:36 pm

ISS currently doing some evening passes, due over at 19.44, with extremely bright passes after 17.00 each day

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International Space station visible over UK

Post by slogen51 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:49 pm

Just seen the ISS over southern England again for the second night running

At 22:29 it appeared very bright from the south west and traveling NE. So from the Norfolk area it appears almost directly above your head even though in reality it is over the English channel.

http://www.isstracker.com

https://spotthestation.nasa.gov/sightin ... 1eb4eXTWpc

It's back in a few hours at 00:58

tomorrow 25/7 it should be visible at 21:38.

It is very easy to see as a very bright light traversing the sky at 17 000 mph at an altitude of 255 miles! What an awe-inspiring sight and amazing to think there are people in it.

Wonder if it has a number!

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by Nighthawke » Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:01 am

Thanks for the heads up Mike. I'm in Brandon so will try to remember to look (assuming clear skies of course!) Might even stick the camera on the tripod and try to get a long exposure trail shot. Tried last year with a result but it was kind if trial and error but it was full darkness then.

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by slogen51 » Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:52 am

It is at its brightest as it passes through the overhead towards the north east - you can't miss it.

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by slogen51 » Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:12 pm

21:10bst west of Chile so about 30 minutes to the UK

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by slogen51 » Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:12 pm

boom!

not exactly Patrick Moore!
ImageISS 25 July 2018 by Mike B, on Flickr

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by Nighthawke » Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:15 pm

Forgot all about it :Oops:

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by Pune » Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:12 pm

Couple of passes this evening, these timings are for Stratford upon Avon..check website for local..HQ-spotthestation@mail.nasa.gov

Thu Jul 26, 10:21 PM
6 min
80°
10° above W
11° above E

Thu Jul 26, 11:58 PM
4 min
63°
10° above W
45° above SE
If you can keep your head whilst all around are losing theirs, you have probably completely misread the situation!!

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by ThunderDart » Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:38 pm

Good sighting tonight. Visible for slightly longer than the 6 min prediction. Will pop outside near midnight for a second fix !

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by zero_gravity » Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:54 pm

Image

We are back into a run of visible passes again over the UK
Last night's 57deg pass over Wirral seen above using 8 in Meade and webcam.

Distance to target 486km

ZG

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by beefsteak » Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:08 pm

Great pass this evening
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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by H.A.Bucken » Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:13 am

Agree at 1946L, but did you see the other satellite which crept overhead from the NNE at c. 1948; much brighter than the ISS, but being much lower, disappeared at around 75 degrees elevation heading SSW.
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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by baz1 » Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:00 pm

must have a look from my location and see if I can spot it

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by zero_gravity » Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:35 pm

If using PlanePlotter switch to F11 the skyview function and move the view to south, zoom out and youll see that after sunset PP is programmed to track the brightest , visible , satellites for you. So you'll not only see overflying a/c , but also satellites local to your location.
Folk often mistake nav lights for satellites.Using this function you can illiminate a/c from spacecraft :O)

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