Re: ISS magnitude

Tony Beresford (
Wed, 30 Dec 1998 17:00:55 +1030

At 00:29 30/12/98 -0500, Jim S wrote:
>Has anyone determined an "intrinsic magnitude" value for the current 
>configuration of the ISS that can be supplied to the "QuickSat" program 
>to produce reasonable visible pass predictions?
Well, Alan Pickup is using absolute mag 3.0 in the TLE's
in his select.tle file ,Jim. I would say 2.5 myself
Tony Beresford