Watch out for the ISS and the space shuttle!

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siahheng
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Post by siahheng »

Not sure if any of you saw anything - from the holland road, the entire sky was clouded over!! :(

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aquillae
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Post by aquillae »

totally overcast here in Jkt , Indonesia.

I was waiting for it since it would pass a bit overhead , about 7mins of pass.

oh wellz
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gwenyi
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Post by gwenyi »

too cloudy to see anything

OT: hey siahheng, glad to know a fellow singastro-ian living at holland area

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Post by Canopus Lim »

Cloudy weather. :( Guess I have to wake up very early on Monday morning to catch it if there is good weather.
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Its P3/P4 solar array has been deployed so I guess it will be a little brighter now...
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siahheng
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For the next few days, ISS going to be seen only just after 0530am.

Anyone knows how long Atlantis is going to be docked with ISS?

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rlow
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Post by rlow »

Like Yang Beng, my C5 was set up and ready but the clouds spoilt the show. :(

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Post by jennifer1611991 »

YEAH, you could hardly see anything with those darn clouds! :( Oh well, i'll try in the morning :)

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Post by Airconvent »

It is now reported with the new P3/P4 solar array, the ISS brightness would be very close to venus, so I guess it can be very bright and easy to spot if its above horizon on a cloudless sky (dream on!).

http://www.space.com/spacewatch/060915_iss_watch.html
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