Re: ISS-Soyuz How close?

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Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:37:45 -0400 (EDT)
"The Enquirer" thanks you, Robert!
-- joe rao




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From: Robert Holdsworth <>
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Subject: Re: ISS-Soyuz How close?

I accidentally sent this direct to the enquirer without including Seesat so rectifying that.
On Mar 27, 2014 6:06 AM, "Robert Holdsworth" <> wrote:
> I observed them during a shadow entry pass in good conditions last night our time 0735 UTC. Owing to some unusual circumstances I could not use binoculars. There did not appear to be much separation, I thought I could see an unusual configuration but it may have been a combination of wishful thinking and my eyes deceiving me.
> So basically the answer is Soyuz appears to be station keeping in close proximity and magnification recommended for your best chance to observe the two objects.
> Robert
> Wainuiomata
> New Zealand
> 41.261 S
> 174.948 E

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