Saturday, February 26, 2011

Doubtful Discovery

Editor's note -- While the Discovery Space Shuttle's vapor trail was clearly visible in Jacksonville on Feb.24th, the Editor is highly doubtful of a similar sighting in the United Kingdom. 

The space shuttle Discovery prepares for its final launch at Kennedy Space Center's launch pad 39A

 Virtual Astronomer 
 by KarenAGardner
Right UK shall we have a looksy and see if we can spot it fly over the UK in 15 minutes? I doubt it, but I could be wrong. Look West



  1. Stranger things have happened, I suppose. Of course they didn't happen to me when there were solar flares and I was expecting to see some aurora activity. I was sorely disappointed!

  2. Wired Science said the solar flares were only visible in Finland, North Canada and Alaska. Nobody else in Colorado saw them either.

    Why last week's solar storm was a dud


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