We Saw ISS & Crew Dragon Flyby

Roy Diffrient

Just observed a pass of the ISS followed only a couple minutes later on the same path (34 deg up max) by Crew Dragon chasing it. Wow! I didn't know what to expect from the Dragon vehicle – it was surprisingly easily visible, just not quite as bright as the ISS (mag 3). We had partly cloudy, hazy conditions so I didn't expect much, but Dee and I were thrilled to see both. The Heavens Above site has predictions now for both, and I also used the Sputnik app.


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