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Old 24 December 2014, 08:10   #1
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Santa Spotting tonight!!!

Apparently there will be a group of stars and a space station visible tonight for a short period and apparently this will look like santa???

Who knows, but this is what time the stars will be visible in my neck of the woods:

Wed Dec 24, 5:22 PM 4 min 48 37 above WSW 10 above SE
Wed Dec 24, 6:58 PM 1 min 13 12 above WSW 13 above SSW

You can check what time for your area here:

NASA - Spot The Station

Edit: The space station will be coming over the UK from the West at the above time. As the UK is quite small it will be the same time for everyone living here.

Merry Christmas
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Thanks dude!!

We caught the first pass
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Too cloudy by us
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We missed the first run but saw the second which was still west to east, low down near the south horizon

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Here's tomorrow nights times, which will obviously be santa on his way home

Thu Dec 25, 4:31 PM 5 min 62 27 above W 11 above ESE
Thu Dec 25, 6:08 PM 2 min 18 18 above SW 11 above S
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Years ago, a radio station aired a phone number to talk to Santa, but got the wrong number in the broadcast. The number they aired was actually a direct emergency line to the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD.)

The first call that came in was (understandably) confusing to the Colonel at the command, but he then played along talking to the kids who called. Of course he foisted the job off onto his subordinates after a bit, but the stage was set. Since then NORAD has fielded calls, and some time ago started a website to track Santa in realtime.

Official NORAD Santa Tracker

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