Re: Silly Question

From: Marco Langbroek (marco.langbroek@wanadoo.nl)
Date: Wed Apr 18 2007 - 19:18:07 EDT

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    Tim Rogers wrote:
    >> Just how illuminated is the ground from a -8 flare?
    > 
    > I assume that a good test for this would be to first see if that would 
    > cast a shadow.
    
    I have no doubts that a -8 flare casts shadows. I have seen meteors of similar 
    brightness cast shadows and illuminate the surroundings.
    
    - Marco
    
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