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LAST UPDATE 04-29-2015

Chey's Observation Observatory Elko, Nevada

Elevation: 5800 ft.

LAT. 40.8324'N LONG. 115.7631'W

Visible Passes Only

Observation Equipment Kit

1. 2. 3. Note Pad
4. Mechanical Pencil
5. Red Filtered Flashlight "For Night Vision"
6. Stop Watch "Attach to Binoculars"
Clear Sky Clock Home:
http://cleardarksky.com/csk/
SpaceWeather Radio: http://spaceweatherradio.com/
 
 
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 "ISS International Space Station
ISS - Visible Passes
ISS - Visible Passes

Search period start: 14 July 2016 00:00
Search period end: 24 July 2016 00:00
Orbit: 401 x 404 km, 51.6° (Epoch: 14 July)

Passes to include:

Date Brightness Start Highest point End Pass type
(mag) Time Alt. Az. Time Alt. Az. Time Alt. Az.
14 Jul -0.9 02:42:29 20° ENE 02:42:29 20° ENE 02:43:39 10° ENE visible
14 Jul -1.2 04:15:05 13° WNW 04:17:06 21° NNW 04:19:42 10° NNE visible
15 Jul -2.0 03:24:04 33° NNW 03:24:04 33° NNW 03:27:05 10° NE visible
15 Jul -0.4 05:00:11 10° NNW 05:01:17 11° NNW 05:02:23 10° N visible
16 Jul -0.9 02:32:59 22° NE 02:32:59 22° NE 02:34:20 10° NE visible
16 Jul -0.6 04:06:13 10° NW 04:08:04 14° NNW 04:09:55 10° NNE visible
17 Jul -1.1 03:14:28 19° NW 03:14:55 19° NNW 03:17:22 10° NNE visible
18 Jul -0.6 02:23:19 20° NNE 02:23:19 20° NNE 02:24:44 10° NE visible
18 Jul -0.2 03:58:15 10° NNW 03:59:06 11° N 03:59:57 10° N visible
19 Jul -0.4 03:04:44 12° NW 03:05:50 13° NNW 03:07:30 10° NNE visible
20 Jul -0.3 02:13:30 16° N 02:13:30 16° N 02:14:56 10° NNE visible
21 Jul 0.2 01:22:15 10° NNE 01:22:15 10° NNE 01:22:17 10° NNE visible
21 Jul 0.0 02:56:15 10° NNW 02:56:49 10° N 02:57:23 10° N visible
21 Jul -0.1 04:33:09 10° N 04:34:27 12° NNE 04:35:44 10° NE visible
22 Jul 0.0 02:03:33 12° NNW 02:03:33 12° NNW 02:04:58 10° NNE visible
22 Jul 0.3 03:40:58 10° N 03:41:08 10° N 03:41:19 10° N visible
22 Jul -0.7 05:15:48 10° NNW 05:18:30 23° NNE 05:21:11 10° E visible
23 Jul 0.2 01:12:14 11° NNE 01:12:14 11° NNE 01:12:24 10° NNE visible
23 Jul -0.2 04:23:09 10° NNW 04:25:19 16° NNE 04:27:29 10° ENE visible

 

 


 

 

                 

 

 

 

Tiangong 1 - Visible Passes

 

 

Search period start: 29 April 2015 00:00
Search period end: 09 May 2015 00:00
Orbit: 382 x 397 km, 42.8° (Epoch: 29 April)

Passes to include:

 

Date Brightness Start Highest point End Pass type
(mag) Time Alt. Az. Time Alt. Az. Time Alt. Az.
29 Apr 1.0 04:26:52 29° WSW 04:28:21 90° SW 04:31:31 10° ENE visible
30 Apr 2.3 03:31:25 37° E 03:31:25 37° E 03:33:33 10° ENE visible
30 Apr 1.5 05:04:13 10° W 05:07:20 58° N 05:10:27 10° ENE visible
01 May 1.2 04:08:13 36° W 04:09:17 67° N 04:12:26 10° ENE visible
02 May 2.9 03:12:41 29° ENE 03:12:41 29° ENE 03:14:24 10° ENE visible
02 May 1.6 04:45:07 10° WNW 04:48:13 58° N 04:51:20 10° E visible
03 May 1.5 03:49:25 45° NW 03:50:05 58° N 03:53:12 10° ENE visible
04 May 3.6 02:53:52 20° ENE 02:53:52 20° ENE 02:55:02 10° ENE visible
04 May 1.3 04:26:10 13° WNW 04:28:54 68° N 04:32:02 10° E visible
05 May 1.5 03:30:39 59° N 03:30:40 59° N 03:33:47 10° E visible
05 May 1.1 05:04:26 10° WNW 05:07:33 60° SSW 05:10:39 10° ESE visible
06 May 4.2 02:35:14 12° ENE 02:35:14 12° ENE 02:35:30 10° ENE visible
06 May 0.9 04:07:32 23° WNW 04:09:20 89° SW 04:12:30 10° ESE visible
07 May 2.6 03:12:16 33° E 03:12:16 33° E 03:14:12 10° E visible
07 May 1.7 04:44:52 10° W 04:47:47 35° SSW 04:50:42 10° SE visible
08 May 1.0 03:49:34 57° SSW 03:49:34 57° SSW 03:52:38 10° ESE visible

 

 

 

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Iridium Flares

 

Search period start: 15:08 Wednesday, 29 April, 2015      
Search period end: 15:08 Wednesday, 6 May, 2015

Clicking on the time of the flare will give more details about the flare, including a sky chart.

Time Brightness Altitude Azimuth Satellite Distance to flare centre Brightness at flare centre Sun altitude
Apr 29, 20:49:02 -5.4 58° 89° (E) Iridium 81 10 km (W) -8.4 -13°
Apr 30, 04:46:52 0.4 17° 24° (NNE) Iridium 8 87 km (W) -5.9 -10°
Apr 30, 20:42:57 -0.1 56° 89° (E) Iridium 43 38 km (E) -8.4 -12°
May 1, 04:32:24 -2.6 11° 24° (NNE) Iridium 37 37 km (E) -5.4 -13°
May 2, 03:35:09 -1.9 10° 95° (E) Iridium 8 137 km (W) -5.7 -21°
May 2, 04:26:27 -0.2 11° 23° (NNE) Iridium 34 110 km (W) -5.4 -13°
May 3, 03:28:56 -4.1 10° 97° (E) Iridium 61 45 km (E) -5.7 -21°
May 3, 03:38:09 -1.4 13° 98° (E) Iridium 19 134 km (W) -5.9 -20°
May 4, 03:22:42 0.2 10° 99° (E) Iridium 35 197 km (E) -5.7 -22°
May 4, 03:31:56 -5.7 12° 99° (E) Iridium 97 18 km (E) -5.9 -21°
May 4, 03:41:11 -0.2 15° 100° (E) Iridium 5 164 km (W) -6.1 -19°
May 4, 20:27:55 -7.9 65° 94° (E) Iridium 98 5 km (W) -8.5 -9°
May 5, 03:34:59 -5.4 15° 102° (ESE) Iridium 8 42 km (W) -6.2 -20°
May 5, 20:21:52 -3.5 65° 95° (E) Iridium 80 11 km (E) -8.5 -7°
May 6, 03:28:48 -1.7 15° 104° (ESE) Iridium 61 75 km (E) -6.2 -21°
May 6, 03:38:06 -0.5 19° 105° (ESE) Iridium 19 118 km (W) -6.4 -19°

 

Comets
This table shows the brightest currently observable comets.

 

 

Comet Brightness Date of last reported observation Angular separation from Sun Altitude Azimuth Constellation
C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy 7.0 27/04/2015 62° 48.0° 344° (NNW) Cassiopeia
C/2015 G2 MASTER 8.5 27/04/2015 60° -12.5° 245° (WSW) Sculptor
88P Howell 9.5 27/04/2015 53° -2.5° 261° (W) Aquarius
C/2015 F5 SWAN-Xingming 11.0 27/04/2015 55° <span this is not what should show

 

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