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Catching An ISS ‘Wink Out’ During High Beta Angle Season

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 7:25
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A face on ‘TIE Fighter’ view sequence of the ISS transiting the disk of the Moon during high beta angle season. Image credit: and copyright: Trevor Mahlmann

A few weeks back, we challenged readers to track down the ISS as it entered a five day long period of full illumination.

Known as ‘High Beta Angle’ season, this is a period of time when the International Space Station must be oriented to afford artificial shadow and cool key segments of the station.(…)
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Post tags: ISS challenge, ISS FISION, ISS high beta angle, ISS Moon, ISS observing, ISS wink out

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