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 20 Sep 2020, for the next 10 days
DateMorningSunriseSunsetEveningMoonriseMoonsetMoon Phase
20 Sep 202004:2405:5418:0019:3007:4921:13day 3 of Moon
21 Sep 202004:2305:5318:0019:3008:2522:24
22 Sep 202004:2105:5118:0119:3109:0623:35
23 Sep 202004:2005:5018:0219:3209:52Noneday 6 of Moon
24 Sep 202004:1805:4818:0219:3210:4200:41
25 Sep 202004:1705:4718:0319:3311:3801:42
26 Sep 202004:1605:4618:0419:3412:3602:36day 9 of Moon
27 Sep 202004:1405:4418:0519:3513:3703:22
28 Sep 202004:1305:4318:0519:3514:3604:02
29 Sep 202004:1105:4118:0619:3615:3604:36day 12 of Moon

Planetary Data for today
VisibilityGoodPrimeGoodNot visibleNot visibleGoodVisibleNot visible

Visible ISS Passes
ISS image. Credit: NASA
DateBrightnessStartHighest pointEnd
21 Sep-0.804:45:4910°NNE04:47:4514°NE04:49:4210°E
23 Sep-2.904:46:4714°NNW04:49:2950°NE04:52:4910°ESE
24 Sep-2.004:01:4926°NE04:02:1026°NE04:05:0610°ESE
25 Sep-0.303:16:4211°E03:16:4211°E03:16:5210°E
25 Sep-3.204:49:4123°W04:51:2545°SW04:54:4510°SE
26 Sep-3.404:04:2564°SSE04:04:2564°SSE04:07:2410°SE
27 Sep-0.703:19:0216°ESE03:19:0216°ESE03:19:5310°ESE
27 Sep-1.804:52:0114°WSW04:53:3518°SSW04:56:0210°SSE
28 Sep-2.104:06:3225°SSW04:06:3225°SSW04:08:5710°SSE
29 Sep-0.803:20:5815°SSE03:20:5815°SSE03:21:4310°SE
30 Sep-1.204:08:1813°SSW04:08:1813°SSW04:09:4710°S

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

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