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

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Date: Wed May 20 2009 - 08:29:08 UTC

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    Due to the brightness of such flares, I am trying 
    to see if my program can track them. If someone wants to check, 
    I've just loaded a few attempted predictions for the following days on my web page:
    
    http://digilander.libero.it/SATrack/
    
    (The results can be now plotted also with Google Maps/Earth)
    
    Best Regards,
    Simone
    
    
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    From      : "Marco Langbroek" marco.langbroek@wanadoo.nl
    To          : "satelliet lijst (SeeSat)" SeeSat-L@satobs.org
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    Date      : Tue, 19 May 2009 23:29:28 +0200
    Subject : And a brilliant mag. -7 IGS 1B flare!
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    > 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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    > Dr Marco Langbroek  -  SatTrackCam Leiden, the Netherlands.
    > e-mail: sattrackcam@wanadoo.nl
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    > Cospar 4353 (Leiden):   52.15412 N, 4.49081 E (WGS84), +0 m ASL
    > Cospar 4354 (De Wilck): 52.11685 N, 4.56016 E (WGS84), -2 m ASL
    > SatTrackCam: http://home.wanadoo.nl/marco.langbroek/satcam.html
    > Station (b)log: http://sattrackcam.blogspot.com
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