Re: Double Flares

Scott Newell (
Wed, 14 Oct 1998 21:28:47 -0500

>I was given a double treat this morning (0554 Arizona time).  While
>looking to see a flare from Iridium 51, I saw a second flare approx. 5
>degrees from the first.  Of course I don't know which one was 51, and
>what the other was yet.  I was 28.2km East of center.
>My location is 32.90N, 111.74W.

My dad and I watched Iridium 7 flare 20 seconds after Iridium 51
at 0:23:17 and 0:23:36 Oct 12 UTC.

Hope the picture comes out.

(35.35N, 94.32W)