Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
Earth Space Dock. Itís a 5.5km tall space station orbiting the planet. Compare that to the sub hundred meter ISS and I think it would be noticeable from the planet. I did some quick math and came up with the following viewing angles (please feel free to check my math; it may be wrong).

Moon: 0.25 degrees
ESD: 0.32 degrees @ 1,000 km
ESD: 0.63 degrees @ 500 km

So at an admittedly low 1,000 km orbit, ESD should almost be as tall as the moon and at 500km, ESD should be almost three times taller. So I think it would be neat if you could see a small ESD above SFA (assuming the low orbit).

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