Comments on: West Seattle skygazing: ‘Supermoon’ tonight; meteors soon http://westseattleblog.com/2014/08/west-seattle-skygazing-supermoon-tonight-meteors-soon/ West Seattle news, 24/7 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:02:58 +0100 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.4.2 By: Alice http://westseattleblog.com/2014/08/west-seattle-skygazing-supermoon-tonight-meteors-soon/#comment-1447417 Alice Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:13:09 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=282142#comment-1447417 GWS & anyone else interested in ISS: You can look up information about the station's passes overhead on http://spotthestation.nasa.gov Today when it went over it had 6 astronauts onboard (did you wave?) and you may have seen the European Space Agency's Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-5) "Georges Lemaitre" trailing behind the station by about 20 degrees (two fists at arm's length). ATV-5 will arrive at the station on August 12. Way more info than you know what to do with: http://www.nasa.gov/content/european-cargo-ship-fine-tunes-path-to-station/ GWS & anyone else interested in ISS:
You can look up information about the station’s passes overhead on http://spotthestation.nasa.gov
Today when it went over it had 6 astronauts onboard (did you wave?) and you may have seen the European Space Agency’s Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-5) “Georges Lemaitre” trailing behind the station by about 20 degrees (two fists at arm’s length).
ATV-5 will arrive at the station on August 12.
Way more info than you know what to do with: http://www.nasa.gov/content/european-cargo-ship-fine-tunes-path-to-station/

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By: Alice http://westseattleblog.com/2014/08/west-seattle-skygazing-supermoon-tonight-meteors-soon/#comment-1447091 Alice Mon, 11 Aug 2014 02:11:56 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=282142#comment-1447091 BeachDriveBoy- Where East is 90 degrees and South is 180, the Moon will rise tonight at 105 degrees. This should be easily visible from the Overlook on Admiral, and likely from Hamilton--depending on trees. BeachDriveBoy-
Where East is 90 degrees and South is 180, the Moon will rise tonight at 105 degrees. This should be easily visible from the Overlook on Admiral, and likely from Hamilton–depending on trees.

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By: Alice http://westseattleblog.com/2014/08/west-seattle-skygazing-supermoon-tonight-meteors-soon/#comment-1447036 Alice Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:18:55 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=282142#comment-1447036 It should rise between due east and exactly southeast. I'm guessing (and can confirm later) that it'll be a bit East of East-south-east, It should rise between due east and exactly southeast. I’m guessing (and can confirm later) that it’ll be a bit East of East-south-east,

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By: BeachDriveBoy http://westseattleblog.com/2014/08/west-seattle-skygazing-supermoon-tonight-meteors-soon/#comment-1446959 BeachDriveBoy Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:36:41 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=282142#comment-1446959 Does anyone know where on the horizon the moon will rise? That is, can we see it from Hamilton park, or do we need a vantage point that looks more to the south? Does anyone know where on the horizon the moon will rise? That is, can we see it from Hamilton park, or do we need a vantage point that looks more to the south?

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By: betsy http://westseattleblog.com/2014/08/west-seattle-skygazing-supermoon-tonight-meteors-soon/#comment-1446932 betsy Sun, 10 Aug 2014 22:59:27 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=282142#comment-1446932 Early evening towards looking to view later stars meteor peseriod rarely at once do if does not react by low tides in creating faults to quake? Early evening towards looking to view later stars meteor peseriod rarely at once do if does not react by low tides in creating faults to quake?

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By: Alice http://westseattleblog.com/2014/08/west-seattle-skygazing-supermoon-tonight-meteors-soon/#comment-1446822 Alice Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:36:37 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=282142#comment-1446822 That was a beautiful Moon... thanks for catching it, Diver Laura! That was a beautiful Moon… thanks for catching it, Diver Laura!

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By: WSB http://westseattleblog.com/2014/08/west-seattle-skygazing-supermoon-tonight-meteors-soon/#comment-1446762 WSB Sun, 10 Aug 2014 18:00:04 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=282142#comment-1446762 sorry, fixed. sorry, fixed.

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By: Enviromaven http://westseattleblog.com/2014/08/west-seattle-skygazing-supermoon-tonight-meteors-soon/#comment-1446736 Enviromaven Sun, 10 Aug 2014 17:14:50 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=282142#comment-1446736 I'm assuming that "...at 8:13 am" is a typo and should read 8:13 pm? Otherwise, my circadian rhythms are going to be doing backflips :) I’m assuming that “…at 8:13 am” is a typo and should read 8:13 pm? Otherwise, my circadian rhythms are going to be doing backflips :)

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By: GWS http://westseattleblog.com/2014/08/west-seattle-skygazing-supermoon-tonight-meteors-soon/#comment-1446735 GWS Sun, 10 Aug 2014 17:13:28 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=282142#comment-1446735 I think the ISS will also be visible for a couple of passes this evening to add to the sky gazing possibilities. I think the ISS will also be visible for a couple of passes this evening to add to the sky gazing possibilities.

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