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 Post subject: Re: ISS transits
PostPosted: Wed May 04, 2016 8:11 am 
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Cheers Ross, tried to find some details on Heavens Above but keep getting site unavailable, does anyone know if its closed down? Also the app on my phone will not update.... :shock:

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 Post subject: Re: ISS transits
PostPosted: Wed May 04, 2016 9:32 am 
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It appears down for me as well.
See this page Bill.
http://www.isitdownrightnow.com/heavens-above.com.html
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 Post subject: Re: ISS transits
PostPosted: Wed May 04, 2016 2:09 pm 
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Cheers Pete

Bit of a nuisance as wanted to check out the ISS info

I'm sure it will be somewhere else

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 Post subject: Re: ISS transits
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Its back up :D and I have updated the App on my Android ;)


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 Post subject: Re: ISS transit, 5-May-2016
PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2016 12:32 pm 
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I didn't manage to see it just looking through the eyepiece (it only lasted 0.4-sec!), but my neighbour Colin managed to get a rather good picture:
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If you look really carefully, can you see Tim Peake waving through the window? ;)


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