So whats that bright thing in sky at night over Taipei?

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Re: So whats that bright thing in sky at night over Taipei?

Postby Belgian Pie » 25 Apr 2012, 16:11

Over Taipei only? That must be a UFO ...
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Re: So whats that bright thing in sky at night over Taipei?

Postby ceevee369 » 25 Apr 2012, 16:16

Don't bully me if I am wrong but I thought it could be the ISS. (not sure if we are at the right side of the hemisphere for this ?)

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Re: So whats that bright thing in sky at night over Taipei?

Postby Belgian Pie » 25 Apr 2012, 16:26

ceevee369 wrote:Don't bully me if I am wrong but I thought it could be the ISS. (not sure if we are at the right side of the hemisphere for this ?)

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The International Space Station (ISS) is by far the biggest and ... -4.5, and some 16 times brighter than Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky


The ISS is flying by at high speed and is not just sitting there. It changes 'lanes' many time a day too.
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Re: So whats that bright thing in sky at night over Taipei?

Postby Belgian Pie » 25 Apr 2012, 16:28

Oh, I know ... it's the Chinese, it's their satellite with the powerful 'space laser' ... :D
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