Re: Iridium moonlight flares?"

Bjoern Gimle (b_gimle@usa.net)
26 Nov 98 09:04:58 MET

>> Can we observe reflection on the MMAs from the Moon?

> Brightest flares should reach about mag 8.

No, -8 +14 = +6     , see:

http://www2.satellite.eu.org/seesat/Oct-1997/0353.html

and follow it's backward thread (0295 missing, and I couldn't find
Rob Matson's answer on the subject - I think he has iridflar mods to
make predictions, and he sent me some, though it was cloudy at the time)

Björn Gimle


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