Substandard Iridium flare

From: Ed Cannon (ecannon@mail.utexas.edu)
Date: Tue Jan 11 2000 - 01:34:34 PST

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    Sunday evening (local, Monday UTC) Mike McCants and I 
    watched for a predicted -6 flare from Iridium 26 (24903, 
    97-43A).  It was right on time, but it was at least 
    three or four magnitudes fainter than predicted -- 
    somewhat unusual.  30.314N, 97.866W, 280 m.
    
    Ed Cannon - ecannon@mail.utexas.edu - Austin, Texas, USA
    
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