Re: Farewell to Iridium flares

From: Michael Sabino via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2017 10:55:28 -0600
The antennas/antenna panel is what produces the flares, not the solar panel.

See here: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/celestial-objects-to-watch/observing-iridium-flares/


Michael


On 1/14/17, Kevin Fetter via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org> wrote:
> But they have solar panel :)
>
> The older model, gives flares from the solar panel, so don't see why the new
> model won't do the same thing.
>
> Are am I, missing something.
>
> So iridium flares will could still happen, even if they don't as bright as
> the antenna produced one's.
>
> Kevin
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