Fw: ISS to be visible in daylit skies (?)

From: Tim Rogers (timrogers@charter.net)
Date: Sat Jul 15 2006 - 20:13:12 EDT

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     stephan szyman wrote:
    > I doubt the addition of the new arrays and modules will change the 
    > station's intrinsic brightness by too much, and I'd think in order to be 
    > visible during daylight the brightness would need to reach at least -5 or 
    > perhaps -6?
     I think that's about the limit that H-A gives for daytime Iridium flares,
     although the planet Venus can often be seen during the daytime at
     magnitude -4 but you have to know exactly where to look.
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