Photos of ENVISAT flare and double Iridium flare over Dolomites

From: Marco Langbroek (marco.langbroek@online.nl)
Date: Thu Aug 09 2012 - 19:28:23 UTC

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    Hi all,
    
    In the second half of July, I did a mountain hike through the Dolomites in N-Italy.
    
    Although I had only limited equipment with me, I did take some night-sky 
    photographs.
    
    A picture of ENVISAT flaring over the mountains, as well as a picture showing a 
    double Iridium flare (Iridium 63 and 14) and IGS 7A in one 30s picture, can be 
    seen here:
    
    http://sattrackcam.blogspot.nl/2012/08/envisat-and-other-satellites-flaring.html
    
    The ENVISAT flare pattern seems to have become irregular: in a series of 30s 
    images I have images with two maxima, no maxima, and one maximum per 30 seconds.
    
    Cheers,
    
    - Marco
    
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