Re: Iridium 21 (97- 34 E)

Leo Barhorst (
Fri, 24 Oct 1997 20:31:29 +0200

See my Iridium postings of Oct 18 and 21.
On the 18th I observed Ir21 steady mag 5; on the 21st it showed a mini flare
to mag 1 for about 3 seconds.
Both passes were a bit low in the east: 35 degrees elevation

So Ir21 does flare!

Greetings and clear skies
Leo Barhorst       Alkmaar    The Netherlands
52.65 North        4.47 East  3 m ASL
Every day I wonder about what I see in the sky