geo sat eclipse season

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Sat Feb 26 2011 - 05:10:06 UTC

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    Geo sat eclipse season is here.
    
    The geo sat's will start passing through earth's shadow, and have to use there batteries as a power source.
    
    At this time of year, the solar panels on them, will reflect a good amount of sunlight towards you. So keep an eye out for extra bright star in the sky, that disapppear as the satellite enter's the shadow, and the light reflecting of the solar panels, is cut off.
    
    Info on when to look, for varoius latitude.
    
    http://www.satobs.org/seesat/Feb-2003/0461.html
    
    Enjoy the show.
    
    Kevin
    
    
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