Re: Daytime Iridium Flares added to GSOC Web Site

Tristan Cools (
Thu, 12 Nov 1998 19:02:18 +0100 (CET)

At 18:23 11-11-98 +0100, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>My first observation of a daytime Iridium flare at Eurosom in Edinburgh a
>couple of weeks ago has spurred me into action, and I've now added a page
>giving daytime flare predictions to the GSOC web site. The magnitude cutoff

Well, I managed to make a picture of the Eurosom Iridium flare, with my
Pentax Espio 115 !

It is hardly visible on paper due to lack of contrast(white dot on a
blue-white sky) but when looking at the negative there is clearly a black
dot(no dust !) on it.


Tristan Cools
BWGS Member - Belgian Working Group Satellites

Observing at: Damse Vaart: 3.2486E/51.2279N/Rijckevelde:
3.2867E/51.2054N/Brugge: 3.1611E/51.2108N