Re: Are iridium flares less common in some areas?

From: FrankEReed@aol.com
Date: Fri May 10 2002 - 22:15:47 EDT


rfenske wrote:
"If you worked at the South Pole Station you could see flares 
24 hours a day for months at a time."

And lots of them! Today, there's a flare every ten minutes or so.
If you use heavens-above.com and set a location slightly away from
the pole, you can see some interesting patterns in the flares
during a 24 hour period.

Frank E. Reed
Chicago, IL
www.clockwk.com/fer

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