APOD: Around the World in 90 Minutes (2011 Nov 21)

Comments and questions about the APOD on the main view screen.
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Re: APOD: Around the World in 90 Minutes (2011 Nov 21)

Post by owlice » Thu Nov 24, 2011 3:57 pm

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Re: APOD: Around the World in 90 Minutes (2011 Nov 21)

Post by robykc » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:39 pm

Hello. Has anyone observed the three lights - between 1:40 and 1:43 - moving away ? I'd like to know what they are, if someone could tell me.Thanks!

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Re: APOD: Around the World in 90 Minutes (2011 Nov 21)

Post by FHOLLANDER » Sun Nov 27, 2011 11:28 pm

Which lights are you talking about? (specify the location in the frame?) I noted a very bright region of the aurora moving from left to right over the horizon, but didn't note anything particularly strange. (I.e. it didn't seem to be moving relative to the Earth.) Ah, on closer look, there appear to be three satellites moving from left to right in the upper right quadrant of that section. Was that what you meant? Remember that this is time-lapse so they are actually moving relatively slowly if we can see them move in the video.

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Re: APOD: Around the World in 90 Minutes (2011 Nov 21)

Post by geckzilla » Mon Nov 28, 2011 6:21 pm

robykc wrote:Hello. Has anyone observed the three lights - between 1:40 and 1:43 - moving away ? I'd like to know what they are, if someone could tell me.Thanks!
Satellites, most likely.
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Re: APOD: Around the World in 90 Minutes (2011 Nov 21)

Post by Mike_R » Tue Nov 29, 2011 12:43 am

@pking
Is first major city Denver?
Denver is on the far left. The big one at lower right is Dallas. This is at 00:14 on my view.

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Re: APOD: Around the World in 90 Minutes (2011 Nov 21)

Post by Amirali » Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:23 pm

@2:45-2:46 > Caspian sea, Northern Iran, Tehran (right)

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Re: APOD: Around the World in 90 Minutes (2011 Nov 21)

Post by APGwynn » Mon Feb 06, 2012 1:31 am

The music accompanying the video amazing is the worst music I have ever heard.

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Re: APOD: Around the World in 90 Minutes (2011 Nov 21)

Post by Pete » Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:28 pm

APGwynn wrote:The music accompanying the video amazing is the worst music I have ever heard.
Solution: mute APOD sound; click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TD_pSeNelU