Re: Flying blankets?

From: Tony Beresford (dberesford@adam.com.au)
Date: Tue Nov 02 2004 - 00:03:06 EST

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    At 01:21 2/11/04, j smith wrote:
    >Anyone hear of these or know the orbital elements of these?  Would they flash/flare or be seeable using binos?
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    Dont think USSTRATCOM has catalogued them yet.
    30cm square perfect reflectors at geo range should be around magnitude 2. Allowing for 
    If one makes an educated guess that only 1/4 of the area is flat, flashes would be 
    say mag 4.
    Tony Beresford
    
    
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