Intelsat 1R flare nicer tonight

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Thu Nov 22 2012 - 02:48:34 UTC

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    Intelsat 1R ( 26608 ) was nicer tonight, it reached 4th mag range around 2:05 utc ( Nov 21 )
    
    The sun is getting closer to it most southern declination, so causing the flares to be brighter. I had noticed in summer, that the flares were brighter as the sun got closer to it's maxium norther declination.
    
    Kevin
    
    
    
    
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