ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
Nov. 26th, 2009

Images shot on Thursday Nov 26th, 2009.
Shot with a Nikon D40

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Thursday Nov 26th, 2009


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ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN
ISS-21 & STS-129 over MN

Graphics from Heavens Above

Ground Track

a view of the ground track during the pass, centered on my location.

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: Thursday, 26 November, 2009
Satellite: ISS
Observer's Location: New Brighton, MN USA ( 45.0660N, 93.2020W)
Local Time: Central Standard Time (GMT - 6:00)
Orbit: 336 x 346 km, 51.6 (Epoch 25 Nov)
Sun altitude at time of
maximum pass altitude:
-11.5

EventTime Altitude AzimuthDistance (km)
Rises above horizon 17:36:26 0 295 (WNW) 2,132
Reaches 10 altitude 17:38:30 10 287 (WNW) 1,295
Maximum altitude 17:41:13 37 217 (SW ) 549
Enters shadow 17:45:42 1 140 (SE ) 2,016
Drops below 10 altitude 17:43:54 10 147 (SSE) 1,291

Detailed Star Chart


ISS - Orbit Data
1 25544U 98067A   09331.34092593  .00015332  00000-0  10000-3 0   620
2 25544 051.6455 188.4863 0007578 022.4470 308.6948 15.76085418631656

STS-129 - Orbit Data
1 36094U 09062A   09331.41207176  .00003528  00000-0  26524-4 0   388
2 36094 051.6461 188.1232 0009125 019.7127 353.5603 15.75817918  1688

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