Re: Will small spherical satellite be visible in binoculars?

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Tue Aug 21 2012 - 16:44:48 UTC

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    --- On Tue, 8/21/12, Bob King <nightsky55@gmail.com> wrote:
    > Any idea if it will be
    > visible in
    > binoculars 
    
    It's roughly 53 cm across, and from I see here
    
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2191440/Anyone-space-tennis-Astronauts-throw-spherical-satellite-orbit-spacewalk.html
    
    Has a good surface for reflecting sunlight, so you should be able to see it in binoculars.
    
    
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