[meteorite-list] OT: ISS addendum

From: Tom Randall - KB2SMS <trandall_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:37:34 2004
Message-ID: <200012130242.eBD2gPm27797_at_mail.idsi.net>

At 04:11 PM 12/12/2000 -0800, you wrote:
>Hi All,
>For those looking for ISS tonite, another thing to watch for
>is the deep reddening that should occur as the station is
>dipping into the earth's shadow. This is due to atmospheric
>absorption -- the same effect that causes the sun to redden
>at sunset. --Rob

  I can verify this, I saw the ISS this evening during the 6:32 p.m. pass
over N.Y., definately red in color and then faded right out. Bright but red.

Tom Randall

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Received on Tue 12 Dec 2000 09:42:25 PM PST

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