Interstellar Light and Other Quantum Effects

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SkySlab Environmental Data

Partly Cloudy
05:4220:06 AEDT
Feels like: 18°C
Wind: 14km/h E
Humidity: 60%
Pressure: 1023mbar
UV index: 3

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Astronomical Times for SkySlab (-34.966, 149.019)
Starting 06 Dec 2019, for the next 10 days
DateMorningSunriseSunsetEveningMoonriseMoonsetMoon Phase
06 Dec 201904:1105:4120:0721:3714:1902:22day 9 of Moon
07 Dec 201904:1105:4120:0821:3815:1402:50
08 Dec 201904:1105:4120:0921:3916:1003:18
09 Dec 201904:1105:4120:1021:4017:0803:47day 12 of Moon
10 Dec 201904:1105:4120:1121:4118:0804:18
11 Dec 201904:1105:4120:1121:4119:1004:53
12 Dec 201904:1105:4120:1221:4220:1205:34day 15 of Moon
13 Dec 201904:1205:4220:1321:4321:1306:21
14 Dec 201904:1205:4220:1421:4422:1107:16
15 Dec 201904:1205:4220:1421:4423:0308:17day 18 of Moon

Planetary Data for today
VisibilityGoodGoodPrimeGoodGoodNot visibleNot visibleGood

Visible ISS Passes
ISS image. Credit: NASA
DateBrightnessStartHighest pointEnd
07 Dec-0.501:58:0914°SSE01:58:0914°SSE01:58:4510°SE
08 Dec-0.702:43:5912°SSW02:44:1312°SSW02:45:3810°S
09 Dec-0.501:56:5414°S01:56:5414°S01:57:5010°SSE
10 Dec-0.201:09:4310°SSE01:09:4310°SSE01:09:4410°SSE
12 Dec-0.201:07:4912°S01:07:4912°S01:08:2510°S
13 Dec-0.300:20:0712°S00:20:0712°S00:20:3110°SSE
13 Dec-0.705:09:5410°SSW05:12:1918°SSE05:14:4310°ESE
13 Dec-0.723:31:4813°SSE23:31:4813°SSE23:32:2110°SSE
14 Dec-0.304:22:0010°S04:23:3212°SSE04:25:0210°SE
14 Dec-1.821:02:2810°NNE21:08:05ESE21:03:2613°NE
14 Dec-2.822:37:2110°WNW22:40:4048°SW22:44:0110°SE
15 Dec-2.205:08:5210°SW05:12:0942°SE05:15:2210°ENE
15 Dec-3.821:48:4010°NW21:52:0488°NE21:55:3110°SE
15 Dec-0.323:27:2810°WSW23:29:1413°SSW23:31:0110°S
16 Dec-1.204:20:3310°SSW04:23:2825°SE04:26:2010°E

Visible Iridium Flares for the next 7 days
No visible Iridium Flares during this time period

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