Re: a simple question

From: Ed Cannon (
Date: Fri Mar 23 2001 - 19:31:00 PST

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    marcus ( wrote:
    > a simple question from a newbye:
    > why Molniya flashes?
    They have solar panels and are tumbling and thus when the 
    satellite's orientation as well as the Sun-object-observer 
    angle are both favorable bright specular flashes can be
    observed.  Some useful details are available on this site:

    Ed Cannon - - Austin, Texas, USA
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