2021-12-06

The Chinese space station meets the plane over Guangzhou: the “brightest star” in the sky at night

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on October 16 this year, Shenzhou 13 spacecraft carried three astronauts and stationed in China’s own space station, opening a six-month on orbit stay. After calculation, the trio has been on a business trip for nearly two months

in addition, in fact, there are strategies to follow with the “same frame” of the Chinese space station. For example, there is a transit forecast of the Chinese space station in the wechat applet “tiantiantong”, which can automatically generate the actual zenith crossing time according to your current position

The Chinese space station meets the plane over Guangzhou: the “brightest star” in the sky at night

the zenith crossing time is composed of date, brightness and azimuth, of which brightness is a very important index. It is similar to the magnitude in the constellation and identifies the visual visibility of the space station at the current position. If some dates are marked as “recommended”, it means that the observation conditions will be very good on that date