Almost time for geo sat's to switch to internal power = eclipse season

From: Kevin Fetter (
Date: Sat Aug 29 2009 - 08:42:36 UTC

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    The geo sat's will soon start to pass into earth's umbra shadow, and thus switch to internal power ( batteries ), as there solar panels won't be able to generate power, due to the earth blocking out the sunlight from reaching them.
    So it's time for geo sat eclipse season, and seeing flares from the solar panels, when the time is right.
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