Well no need to observe skyterra 1 for flaring = video I came across

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Sat Apr 30 2011 - 02:00:55 UTC

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    I had notice a good surface on the sky terra 1 satellite, that would be a good reflector of light.
    But after watching the video, using the link saying
    Click here to view a video simulation of the satellite’s deployment. 
    Located at 
    I see the surface is not pointing at earth.
    Nice to know, so I didn't waste my time observing it.
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