Re: IRIDIUM's can produce multiple flares

Floyd Weaver (
Thu, 4 Dec 1997 01:31:36 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 2 Dec 1997 RJ@RMATSC.RIEM.COM wrote:

> Seesat'ers,
> 	While testing the next version of SKYSAT (available in a few
> days) I discovered that two different MMA's can flare on a single pass.
> There is generally a separation of about 5 minutes.  The current version
> of SKYSAT only shows the first.  The next version will show both.
> 			Randy

	I though this might be possible. I have found that Iridflar can
miss the second flare if the first one gets within the min angle. Rob if
you want the info on that flare I can send it to you.

Floyd Weaver
3 miles north of Lebanon Pa.
40.389N 76.417W 150M