Re: And a brilliant mag. -7 IGS 1B flare!

From: Tristan Cools (tristan.cools@gmail.com)
Date: Tue May 19 2009 - 22:10:30 UTC

  • Next message: Marco Langbroek: "Re: And a brilliant mag. -7 IGS 1B flare!"

    Did this happen just before(a few minutes) before ISS transit ?  Then
    I've observed the same flare but only to around mag -2.
    Nice indeed.
    
    Greetings,
    Tristan Cools
    BWGS
    
    2009/5/19 Marco Langbroek <marco.langbroek@wanadoo.nl>:
    > Wow!
    >
    > Flare evening apparantly! I saw IGS 1B (03-009B) briefly flare to mag. -7
    > (!) in the zenith. Alas inbetween two images. The flare had a bright
    > yellow-orange colour.
    >
    > - Marco
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