Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Modern PASSOVER: International Space Station

The next few days will offer Israel a very cool view of the International Space Station and the US Space Shuttle Endeavor -- viewable to the naked eye. (oops, that wasn't meant to get additional traffic)

November 19th 5:07 PM to 5:13 PM, traveling Southwest to Northeast

November 20th 5:33 PM to 5:38 PM, traveling Southwest to Northeast

November 21rst
6:01 PM to 6:03 PM, traveling South to North
November 22cnd
4:50 PM to 4:53 PM traveling Southwest to Northeast

Examples of what to expect:

David Tremblay Nov. 18, 2008, New Mexico USA

Pawel Warchal 17/11/2008

Xin Li, China, 15/11/08

Pieter Ibelings of Atlanta, Georgia

Though it's currently cloudy, maybe we'll get lucky this evening. Let me know if you spot it!

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A Soldier's Mother said...

Thanks for the heads up...I mean...eyes up - I'll try and take a look...


ironi burgani said...

Don't expect to see an arc or a trail - those photos were taken with a long shutter opening. It just looks like a bright star that moves across the whole sky in 2 or 3 minutes.

KY said...

that was very cool - saw a fast moving star over Jerusalem - and with binoculars made out 2dots on top of each other - kinda the shape of the ISS

Jameel @ The Muqata said...

KY - my wife saw it as well and also reported it that it was very cool


I will try to see it motzei shabbat with binoculars.

Thanks for your report!

annie said...

Thanks for the heads up Jameel. My son saw it last night, straight after shul :-)

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