Intelsat 11 flared up, got fainter, then flared up again

From: Kevin Fetter (
Date: Sun Mar 01 2009 - 03:03:29 UTC

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    Intelsat 11 flared up around 2:23 UTC, then got fainter again. Then again at 2:38 flared up again, as it got ready to go into the earth's shadow.
    I was wondering if this sat's antenna, could cause a flare, looks like it can :)
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