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Posted: 9/9/2010 6:34:24 PM EDT
For Everett.

SATELLITE ................................LOCAL DURATION .........MAX ELEV .............APPROACH ...................DEPARTURE
........................DATE/TIME........................ (MIN) ..................(DEG) ..................(DEG-DIR) .........................(DEG-DIR)

ISS .............Thu Sep 09/08:29 PM................. 3 .......................68 ........................39 above W ....................17 above SE

NASA Linky
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 7:34:31 PM EDT
passed directly overhead. As slow as it seems to be moving, it is hard to imagine it is doing at least 17,500mph.
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 7:40:31 PM EDT
It play peek-a-boo with broken cloud cover here.




25,000+ fps The Gov. has all the fun toys.
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 7:41:45 PM EDT
8:30 to 8:32 here. Neat to watch. My youngest now has a show and tell for tomorrow's class.
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 8:11:54 PM EDT
I tried to see it, but was drivin' down the highway, and didn't wanna die tonight.
Link Posted: 9/10/2010 9:41:20 AM EDT
Originally Posted By carl20320:
passed directly overhead. As slow as it seems to be moving, it is hard to imagine it is doing at least 17,500mph.


You need to remember the earth itself is spinning at around 1000 mph.
Link Posted: 9/10/2010 10:35:27 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Muttt:
Originally Posted By carl20320:
passed directly overhead. As slow as it seems to be moving, it is hard to imagine it is doing at least 17,500mph.


You need to remember the earth itself is spinning at around 1000 mph.


Yes, that does affect the apparent velocity. It is, however, still moving at approximately orbital velocity. Since it loses altitude constantly, it apparently is orbitting slightly below OV. The slow apparent speed is primarily due to the distance from the observation point (my backyard). ISS is currently at ~354km (~220 miles) and decreasing. It looks like it has an altitude adjustment just about the middle of each of the past 3 months. It is also currently just down from the highest it has been during the past year. The further something is from the viewing point, the slower it appears to travel.
Link Posted: 9/10/2010 11:01:42 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Muttt:
Originally Posted By carl20320:
passed directly overhead. As slow as it seems to be moving, it is hard to imagine it is doing at least 17,500mph.


You need to remember the earth itself is spinning at around 1000 mph.


But, But, But,...................this rock we're stationed on is circling the sun at approx. 67,000 mph.

So what is the actual maximum & minimum speeds in relation ship to the universe

Treadmill NOT include.
Link Posted: 9/10/2010 5:58:52 PM EDT
Will it be visible tonight (Friday)?

Clouds not withstanding....
Link Posted: 9/10/2010 6:26:30 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/10/2010 6:27:32 PM EDT by thedaledoe]

Originally Posted By Road-kill:
Originally Posted By Muttt:
Originally Posted By carl20320:
passed directly overhead. As slow as it seems to be moving, it is hard to imagine it is doing at least 17,500mph.


You need to remember the earth itself is spinning at around 1000 mph.


But, But, But,...................this rock we're stationed on is circling the sun at approx. 67,000 mph.

So what is the actual maximum & minimum speeds in relation ship to the universe

Treadmill NOT include.

(π^2)^21 .....grrr.. fine, in english then.

Pi squared to the 21st power.
Link Posted: 9/10/2010 6:38:49 PM EDT
Originally Posted By MACE_Hardware:
Will it be visible tonight (Friday)?

Clouds not withstanding....


Use the NASA Linky above.

(Short answer: YES )
Link Posted: 9/10/2010 6:42:53 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/10/2010 6:43:57 PM EDT by Road-kill]
Originally Posted By thedaledoe:

Originally Posted By Road-kill:
Originally Posted By Muttt:
Originally Posted By carl20320:
passed directly overhead. As slow as it seems to be moving, it is hard to imagine it is doing at least 17,500mph.


You need to remember the earth itself is spinning at around 1000 mph.


But, But, But,...................this rock we're stationed on is circling the sun at approx. 67,000 mph.

So what is the actual maximum & minimum speeds in relation ship to the universe

Treadmill NOT include.

(π^2)^21 .....grrr.. fine, in english then.

Pi squared to the 21st power.


and Pi to how many decimal places were you thinking ???

Around the shop, I normally use 3.1416, but ................YMMV
Link Posted: 9/10/2010 6:45:52 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/10/2010 6:49:41 PM EDT by thedaledoe]
That works, since we are dealing in MPH's and will round up anyway.

Calculator gives me: 759,166,974,486,805,787,955 mph

You can confirm with NASA but I think you will find my numbers jive with theirs.


Link Posted: 9/10/2010 6:57:18 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Road-kill:
Originally Posted By MACE_Hardware:
Will it be visible tonight (Friday)?

Clouds not withstanding....


Use the NASA Linky above.

(Short answer: YES )


Bunch of liberal rubish on that link. Host a fricken tupperware party. Bah.

Spoonfeed me. What time. Coming from what direction.
Link Posted: 9/10/2010 7:29:56 PM EDT
Originally Posted By MACE_Hardware:
Originally Posted By Road-kill:
Originally Posted By MACE_Hardware:
Will it be visible tonight (Friday)?

Clouds not withstanding....


Use the NASA Linky above.

(Short answer: YES )


Bunch of liberal rubish on that link. Host a fricken tupperware party. Bah.

Spoonfeed me. What time. Coming from what direction.


Vehicle........Date/Time...................Duration (Min.)......Elevation.....Incoming.................Departing
ISS .........Fri Sep 10/08:56 PM............. 2 .......................28 .........20 above W ...............22 above S
Link Posted: 9/10/2010 7:42:08 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Road-kill:
Vehicle........Date/Time...................Duration (Min.)......Elevation.....Incoming.................Departing
ISS .........Fri Sep 10/08:56 PM............. 2 .......................28 .........20 above W ...............22 above S


Thank you.


(Kind of cloudy though. Too bad.)
Link Posted: 9/10/2010 8:20:50 PM EDT
Try this site.

Or this one.
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