Washington Post Iridium Article + ISS Obs

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Date: Tue Aug 29 2000 - 09:27:58 PDT

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    On Page A3 of today's (8/29) Washington Post there is a 1/2 page article on 
    the deorbiting of the Iridium system.  The text of the article may be found 
    Although there is little new information in the article, it does reference 
    the flares and contains a credited photo of a flare by Chris Dorreman - the 
    photo at:
    There was a 65 deg elevation pass of the ISS in the SW last evening at 00:41 
    UTC; 29 August.  It was slightly brighter than Arcturus and the color was as 
    blue as I've ever seen it.  
    Don Gardner  39.1799 N, 76.8406 W, 100m ASL
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