Re: GRACE Satellites

From: Tony Beresford (
Date: Thu Apr 25 2002 - 20:09:56 EDT

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    At 09:09 26/04/02, Pinizzotto,Russell wrote:
    >The flat bottom nadir panel that was pointed out may be responsible.  It's
    >certainly large enough when compared to an Iridium satellite.  Can the
    >Iridium flare programs be modified to predict this behavior?
    Russell and Randy,
    You cant get a sunglint off a nadir pointing surface in LEO, except within
    a few degrees of the local horizon. This was discussed on this list
    a few years ago. If you could the globstar satellites would be giving glints.
    Tony Beresford
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