Special Assignment #3 - Observe the Space Station MIR

Date Due - Wednesday, December 10, 1997 - 5PM

(5 Points toward the Special Assignment grade; 25 pts max for semester)

To find out when MIR is supposed to be visible, look at the website:
http://www.skypub.com/mir/uscanmex.html#houston
for times of appearance, maximum elevation, and disappearance.

[4 pts] Write a short description of:

[1 pt] Describe how you might measure the height of the satellite's orbit from ground-based naked eye observations.

You may submit this assignment as either a typewritten report or a Web page.