Re: Has anyone seen daylight iridium flares

Dorreman, Bram (Bram.Dorreman@nl.origin-it.com)
Fri, 24 Apr 1998 08:44:00 +0200

> Subject: Re: Has anyone seen daylight iridium flares
>
> This is the seventh time I'm trying to sent this message
>
> > > So naturally I am begning to wonder if the predictions are working for
> > > other observers. Any luck out there? What technique did you use?
> >
> > My father Bram and I each have seen one daylight Iridium flare at 1x.
> > Our technique was just going outside a few minutes earlier, choose a
> > place in the shadow and estimate in wich direction the predicted az/alt
> > is. In my case, I looked about 10 degrees off, but even then the flare
> > was obvious enough to see. We think you can best try it without
> > binoculars because the larger field of view.
> >
> > Greetings,
> > Chris
> >
> >
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