Re: newbee question

Fri, 28 Mar 1997 03:30:42 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 27 Mar 1997, Art Allen, KY1K wrote:
> Can someone tell me if there are any geostationary satellites that are
> observable naked eye, or near naked eye? I would prefer a satellite located

The brightest sync sats are normally mag 9-10.  

> Suggestions regarding WHICH satellites might be easily located and WHICH
> satellites might provide best reflections from ground based light sources
> would be appreciated.

TDRSS are bright.
Also, I just found 9702B, 24714 to be an easy target.

You should be able to spot them.

Good luck.

Jay Respler
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