Re:Visual color of satellite <HELP>

ykChia (
Fri, 26 Feb 1999 00:07:03 +0800

Hi folks:

        Maybe some experts can throw some light on the subject of visual satellite
color. Isn't this a function of the sky conditions, location in the sky, satellite
reflecting materials, aperture of instrument???.  May be a listing of the know one
and reason for color typically seen can help me ( and others as well)

    I have recently seen a 'reddish' satellite but others are mostly either a pale
yellow or blusih-white.

thanks & rgds

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