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    Hello Bob. I signed up for the day and night alerts. Here in Florida for the last several months, we have sunny days, and then the clouds roll in at nigth, usually with accompanying rain. So, I thought that I might get a better shot during daylight hours when I get an alert. Thanks for the interesting thread, and best wishes for clear skies.
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    I get alerts from Calsky.com. They tell me when it will cross the Sun or Moon or pass close to a bright star or planet. It also gives details of Iridium flares and other optional information.

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    Default Re: ISS Sighting Tonight

    I made the effort to see it tonight too. It flew almost overhead from Los Angeles, California from the NW to the SE. I alerted some strangers around me and they did not even know what the space station is...sigh.
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    Looked up at 6:16, nothing but slate grey clouds, whomp whomp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JPMoney View Post
    Looked up at 6:16, nothing but slate grey clouds, whomp whomp.
    Are you surprised?

    Stellarium is nice too, to see when it will be visible for elevation.

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    [QUOTE=DethWshBkr;1057676262]Are you surprised?

    Slate grey skies in Pennsylvania, in February? No, I'm not surprised at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by matthewota View Post
    I made the effort to see it tonight too. It flew almost overhead from Los Angeles, California from the NW to the SE. I alerted some strangers around me and they did not even know what the space station is...sigh.
    i was out in my back garden waiting and said to my next door neighbour that the International Space Station was about to fly over.
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    Sometimes the pure idiocy of others is overwhelming. Maybe that's why I spend so much time alone in my garden looking through a tube.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JPMoney View Post
    Sometimes the pure idiocy of others is overwhelming. Maybe that's why I spend so much time alone in my garden looking through a tube.
    Inside the tube are wonders to behold. Outside of the tube are wonders to make you shake your head in dismay.
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    Default Re: ISS Sighting Tonight

    Hello Bob and all. I just got this email report this morning from NASA.
    "Time: Thu Feb 28 7:01 PM, Visible: 6 min, Max Height: 80 degrees, Appears: NW, Disappears: SE"
    Good timing for me, and so far the skies look pretty good here. Wish me luck, and I'll report back tonight or tomorrow with any success. Best of regards to all.
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