Re: Iridium 911 flashing like mad

From: Bjoern Gimle (
Date: Fri Mar 30 2001 - 23:01:33 PST

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    > Just finished a 7+ minute pass of Iridium 911.  No exact timings, but can
    > confirm Ed Cannon's report of wildly variable flashes.  Like EGP on
    > steroids.  Well over a dozen "knock-yer-socks-off" negative flashes.
    Do either/both of you have siderial (or alt/az) coordinates or general
    description of WHERE the flashing occurred? Looking at the 'same' star area
    is a safe bet, but finding other areas can determine the rotation axis...
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