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A chance to see Santa fly across the sky early on Christmas Day


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This Christmas is an excellent opportunity to see Santa Claus race across the sky  as he makes his way home early on Christmas Day morning. He will be visible from any part of the UK from 7.02am to 7.08am rising in the South West horizon and flying for over 6 minutes off to the eastern horizon. He will be brighter than any star and will be obvious as he will look like a very fast moving star. 

In London and the South East he will rise to be nearly overhead and up here in Cumbria he will get to 45 degs above the horizon. So make sure you have a reasonably good horizon and the little ones will have their beliefs reinforced.

You will only need a clear sky and the name of his rocket is .................the International Space Station but the children won't care about that as they will have seen him!!!

 

Best of luck and thanks to Heavens Above webpage

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Graham

 

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For the website you need a username and password. Then set location to your nearest town and select ISS. 

Graham

 

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Seen him doing a practice run on Thursday as he passed by the Moon & Mars. LOL Cloudy Friday & Sat?

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My son uses Sky Guide. Not free £2.99 for the app.

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If any of the Air Force guys had to work Christmas Eve, we all explained to the little ones that they were needed to help Santa because his Gnome Positioning Service didn't always work properly (too much egg nogg!).  They were so proud that their Mums and Dads were working with Santa!

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And for decades the guys at the USA air defence centre have been running

http://www.noradsanta.com

and see what he <really> gets up to! Starts midday Christmas Eve for 24 hours.

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On 29/11/2020 at 22:09, Woodentop said:

And for decades the guys at the USA air defence centre have been running

http://www.noradsanta.com

and see what he <really> gets up to! Starts midday Christmas Eve for 24 hours.

 

Sorry, that should be http://www.noradsanta.org - it is already up and waiting.

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23 minutes ago, Woodentop said:

 

Sorry, that should be http://www.noradsanta.org - it is already up and waiting.

 

Our kids used to love that!  Sadly it's a tradition no longer in our house, they've grown too old for that now.

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