Re: Newbie query about sat flare.

Sat, 30 Oct 1999 03:31:56 -0400

Gary wrote: I'm still looking for a more
> generalized program to help with naked eye observation (input
> appreciated).

The best general prediction program is 	QUICKSAT by Mike McCants.
A good graphics program is SKY MAP by Rob Matson who also wrote Iridflar.

> an Iridium or are there other sats that can flair in a similar manner?

Yes, other sats can flare, though usually not as predictably as Iridium.
Jay Respler
   Satellite Tracker * Early Typewriter Collector
           Freehold, New Jersey

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