ISS
Nov. 17th, 2009


Shot with a Nikon D40

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Tuesday Nov. 17th, 2009

ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City
ISS over Radio City

text & graphics below from Heavens-above.com

Whole Sky Chart
This chart shows the path of the satellite across the sky. Please note that East and West are NOT the "wrong way round" if you hold the chart over your head to correspond to the view of the sky.

Pass Details
Date: Tuesday, 17 November, 2009
Satellite: ISS
Observer's Location: Radio City in Mounds View, MN ( 45.1050N, 93.2080W)
Local Time: Central Standard Time (GMT - 6:00)
Orbit: 336 x 344 km, 51.6 (Epoch 20 Nov)
Sun altitude at time of
maximum pass altitude:
-8.5

EventTime Altitude Azimuth Distance (km)
Rises above horizon 17:24:07 0 279 (W ) 2,122
Reaches 10 altitude 17:26:20 10 295 (WNW) 1,290
Maximum altitude 17:28:44 23 351 (N ) 783
Enters shadow 17:30:57 11 46 (NE ) 1,235

Detailed Star Chart

The highlighted circle is the region where the satellite is at least 10 above your horizon. The size of the circle depends on the height of the satellite.

Solid part of orbit shows where the satellite is sunlit, and the dashed part where it is in the Earth's shadow and invisible.


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