Re: Mir flare

Ron Dantowitz (
Mon, 3 Aug 1998 23:03:30 -0400 (EDT)

re: Mir's Flares...

>Given that this is only the second time in at least a hundred
>observations that Mir exhibits a flare, I thought that this
>deserves a mention to SEESAT.

Same here in Boston... Flares WERE rare on Mir, now they are popping up
everywhere... any thoughts? Will take a peek up close next pass, but I
suspect that *some* solar panels are no longer locked on the sun...?