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Watch the ISS go overhead TONIGHT!!!

Discussion in 'Astronomy & Astrophotography' started by Skywatcher, Sep 26, 2008.

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    I can't see Jupiter from my house. Too built up around here. :(
     
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    gis it here i'll help you eat it :wink: :D
     
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    i didn't mean that to sound ungrateful btw!!!


    everyones getting their fleeces ready. What time is it for everyone else then?
     
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    I've seen Jupiter!!!!! :207:

    I've dragged Adrian barefoot into the garden to see it. :rofl:
     
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    i just went out and saw it too, bright isnt it :)
     
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    i know, i didnt think to text you sorry :hug2:
     
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    Made me feel all tiny.
     
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    when you think of all there is to think about to do with the heavens we are just a dot
     
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    If I think about that it scares me and I end up in the foetal position. :lol:

    I'm going in the garden now with Steven's early learning centre binoculars. :D
     
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    :laugh:

    im off out now too, will post a pic later if it comes out ok lol
     
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    saw it! DAWN it should be over you by now!! :yes:
     
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    Just come back in. That was awesome. It was moving so quickly.

    I was stood in the garden in my jack skellington jammies and winnie the pooh slippers. :7:
     
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    That was one of the most awesome things I have ever seen! It was moving so fast!!! Thank you so so much Chris for telling us about it. My kids are gobsmacked!!
     
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    Saw it too :D It was moving faster than I expected, it's very obvious when you know what you are looking for!

    Saw Jupiter through the binoculars as well - very cool!
     
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    that was sooooooooooooooooo cool thanks Chris!!!:hug2:

    it just faded out when it got over the top of our house

    no worries nut!!! :hug2:


    where is jupiter? is it the bright star in the south?
     
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    Yeah. It looks ever so slightly yellow from my garden.
     
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    absolutely brilliant !!! THANKS Chris!!!!!!!

    Saw Jupiter too :D
     
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    Jupiter looked a bit like the moon through pur binoculars - what looks like a star turns into something amazing through the binoculars. I want a telescope now :lol:
     
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    Does move quite quickly. On the tracking site, you can see the region's name on the lower left side. About every second it changes to a new region (within the country...over Iran right now)
     
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    we've been skywatching and seen some twinkly lights glowing a bit blue (that was a few days ago) and tonight we saw (in the West) a bright twinkly glowing a bit red....me and youngest DS could see the red but DH and eldest DS couldn't......

    thank you so much for letting us know about the ISS!
     

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