Re: iridium 38 disappoints

From: Chris Peat (Chris.Peat@dlr.de)
Date: Wed Mar 22 2006 - 03:01:11 EST

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    Hi All,
    I have update the HA database and marked Iridium 38 as a non-flarer, so 
    it will not appear in flare predictions from now on.
    
    Chris Peat
    Heavens-Above.com
    
    >----------------------------------
    >luckily for me,  because iridium 18 showed up as predicted but the 
    >star of 
    >the show, the -8th flare of iridium 38, never occurred.
    >
    >I just looked at nasa j-track 3d and it seems from that software that 
    >iridiums 18 and 38 are just about on opposite sides of the planet from 
    >each 
    >other.  has iridium 38 been on the move recently, and mr. peat just 
    >hadn't 
    >updated HA?  I sure hate to blow a prediction of a -8th magnitude 
    >flare 
    >  
    >
    
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