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I Saw the Space Station
I woke up early this morning to see my dad off to work, and we went out on the porch to watch the International Space Station pass by. My parents have a great view of the eastern sky, and right on cue, a bright dot appeared in the northwest sky and made an arc to the southeast, taking about 90 seconds to traverse the visible sky. It would have been about a three minute viewing if we'd had complete visibility.

Austin will get a few viewings before the end of the year. Here's a link to the NASA site that shows the location and time for our city. If it's warm enough, I'll probably try to trudge out to the big field at the adjacent elementary school later this week and watch the passage again. It might be worth picking up binoculars too, hoping to make out some of the ISS's details.

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oh what where huh? *bounce* I wanna see!!!!!!!!

Just look to the skies, at the appropriate time :) While I was in a pretty rural area, the ISS was bright enough that you should be able to see it from the city.

I'd hit the field across from my house, but it might be too close in (light-pollution-wise) to get a good view. Let me know when you're thinking of hitting the field across from your house.

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