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And over Rochester, NY. Rare clear skies. Dragged the wife and kids outside.

Next view of Discovery will be in Washington.
STS-2, STS-131, ...

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Wow, just caught it, probably the most beautiful pass I've seen!  Surprised at how bright Discovery appeared...

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Just got a fantastic view of Discovery followed closely by ISS as they flew over Long Island, New York a few minutes ago.
The way the weather has been in this area lately, it may very well be the last time we're able to see Discovery.

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grumble high altitude clouds grumble

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And robertross, I did wave for you.  8)

Thanks.

Weather's not looking too good for tomorrow night either, and I'm supposed to have a 4 min pass!  ughhh. But I did seen the pair go by this time, so that's something.
Congrats to Lewis Hamilton, 2014 F1 Champion!

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And robertross, I did wave for you.  8)

Thanks.

Weather's not looking too good for tomorrow night either, and I'm supposed to have a 4 min pass!  ughhh. But I did seen the pair go by this time, so that's something.

Plus, If I'm not mistaken, you got to see her launch... so you've got me beat there.  ;)
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And robertross, I did wave for you.  8)

Thanks.

Weather's not looking too good for tomorrow night either, and I'm supposed to have a 4 min pass!  ughhh. But I did seen the pair go by this time, so that's something.

Plus, If I'm not mistaken, you got to see her launch... so you've got me beat there.  ;)

I suppose that counts....hehehe  :)
Congrats to Lewis Hamilton, 2014 F1 Champion!

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Flyaround in HD on my youtube channel  :)


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Heads up to those of us in southern Ontario and the surrounding area... we are about 15-20 minutes from a nice-looking pass. They are gonna go right overhead. Might not be the last chance to catch Discovery in flight, but it will be the best. ~18:55-19:00 EST.

Seems the weather gods are cooperating around much of the world tonight.

that was a FANTASTIC pass, I don't think I've ever seen better! I knew the max altitude was about 60 degrees above horizon but didn't realize how high up that really is, and WOW!  I think Discovery winked at me too! =)

Took some pics, didn't turn out as well as I hoped, but will post them later.
Carl C.

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And over Rochester, NY. Rare clear skies. Dragged the wife and kids outside.

Next view of Discovery will be in Washington.

And here's what it looked like from a rooftop on Capitol Hill, DC.  Split the Little Dipper.

« Last Edit: 03/08/2011 12:07 AM by jsmjr »

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Flyaround in HD on my youtube channel  :)



A shining beacon in space, all alone in the night. . .      :)
<----First launch of DISCOVERY, STS-41D!!!!

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From Toronto.

I have a big waterspot on my lens :(
Carl C.

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Discovery was amazingly bright when I saw it tonight as it passed over Elmsford, New York at 7pm EST.  I captured her riding just ahead of the ISS, with Cassiopeia looking on.  I was on my way to a meeting and hastily set up the tripod and my Canon XS, pointed and shot a few exposures. 
I also posted the photo on my blog at
http://bkellysky.wordpress.com/

bob
« Last Edit: 03/08/2011 12:43 AM by bkellysky »

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Was walking home and knew there would be an ISS/Discovery flyover at 6.55.  Couldn't make it home in time to get my camera set up - was about 10 mins from home when I looked up in the North West sky and saw Discovery leading the way and the ISS about 10 degrees behind.  Considering I was under street lights, I was surprised how bright Discovery was (not as bright as the ISS, but still....)
Beautiful!  I look at the ISS flying overhead all the time, but tonight was special.
Katrina

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Brandi interviewing a team member, Melinda Redford (I hope I spelled that correctly).
« Last Edit: 03/08/2011 02:00 AM by robertross »
Congrats to Lewis Hamilton, 2014 F1 Champion!

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