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ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by Gary » Thu Feb 02, 2017 9:15 pm

It was 145.800 NFM mate, looks like it was a ARISS with a school in Monaco http://www.ariss.org they usually mark the best chance to hear comms

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by eagle1 » Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:14 pm

Thanks Gary. Will bookmark that site as did hear some comms ages ago and would be good to catch again

Some close passes due the weekend and early next week. Let's hope the clouds stay away :roll:

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by Mark Owen » Mon Feb 06, 2017 4:18 pm

Had a nice pass over Coningsby Friday night.

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Post by baz1 » Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:06 pm

ott Lincoln heading S/E nice and clear :thumbs:

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by Pune » Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:27 pm

This evenings ISS passes..
Time: Thu Jul 27 10:05 PM, Visible: 6 min, Max Height: 49°, Appears: 10° above WSW, Disappears: 11° above E
Time: Thu Jul 27 11:41 PM, Visible: 5 min, Max Height: 83°, Appears: 10° above W, Disappears: 20° above E
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 baz1 » Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:42 am

couldn't believe how visible it was in the clear sky and didn't seem to be that high up.

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by Skymaster » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:07 am

It's been some time since I last saw it, so I watched the 23:41 pass last night. I'd forgotten how bright it can be.

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by martmpf » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:41 am

I've put this NASA website on here before, but for any body that hasn't spotted it:
https://spotthestation.nasa.gov/sightin ... XsSJ02othF
The above is specifically for my house in Grimsby, using lat/long co-ordinates, but its easy to change to any location. This can also be set up so NASA sends you an email when sighting opportunities occur at your chosen location.
Did seem particularly bright on Wednesday night, sure could see the more central radiator panels, as well as the obvious solar arrays at each end with the naked eye.

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by TankBuster » Fri Jul 28, 2017 3:29 pm

Last nights pass was one of the best I've ever seen, the ISS was visible for ages :thumbs: .

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by Pune » Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:57 am

This evening folks..if clear skies. :thumb:
Time: Sun Jul 30 10:41 PM, Visible: 6 min, Max Height: 82°, Appears: 10° above W, Disappears: 13° above E
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 baz1 » Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:07 pm

passed over bang on time as clear as a bell infront of a half new moon heading S/E towards the hall

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by Pune » Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:25 am

Great stuff, here is tonight's, forgot to say this is for Stratford upon Avon location, but info' earlier in thread has website details.

Time: Mon Jul 31 9:48 PM, Visible: 6 min, Max Height: 81°, Appears: 10° above W, Disappears: 10° above E
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 baz1 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:30 am

thanks for the info Pune will keep a lookout again

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by Gary » Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:51 am

Tomorrow at 19.20BST there is a ARISS with the station. Put 145.8000 NFM (or 143.625 NFM) you should get some good comms

http://www.ariss.org/upcoming-contacts.html

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by baz1 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:57 am

thanks for the link and the info Gary :thumbs:

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by ELVIS 01 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:52 pm

Got a great view of the station last night near Mildenhall visible for a long time, I tried to get some photos but nothing great, however on looking at my last two photos there appeared to be another spacecraft not far behind the station, zooming in it does resemble a blurry Soyuz capsule with solar panels as used to transport the astronauts. Not sure if one is due to dock or had just left the station. Very interesting to see the station. Any tips for photos appreciated.

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by martmpf » Mon Jul 31, 2017 5:07 pm

See:
https://spaceflightnow.com/
for the docking you were lucky enough to see. The Soyuz did approach whilst over that UK pass. Cloudy here.

PS/edit. That was Last Friday evening, nothing arrived or departed since.
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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by Pune » Mon Jul 31, 2017 5:14 pm

Pune wrote:Great stuff, here is tonight's, forgot to say this is for Stratford upon Avon location, but info' earlier in thread has website details.

Time: Mon Jul 31 9:48 PM, Visible: 6 min, Max Height: 81°, Appears: 10° above W, Disappears: 10° above E
Followed by
Time: Mon Jul 31 11:25 PM, Visible: 4 min, Max Height: 58°, Appears: 10° above W, Disappears: 50° above SSE
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 ELVIS 01 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:49 pm

Thanks for info martmpf

There is definitely something there in my photo, The Truth Is Out There !! :cool:

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Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

Post by beefsteak » Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:52 pm

Can somebody post a link to an ISS tracking page please?........................ The one I used to use (Heavens-above) has ceased to operate.
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