Re: HST flare?

From: Grady Whitney (Grungefreak@valornet.com)
Date: Sun Oct 07 2007 - 20:16:19 EDT

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    Hi  Greg W.
    
    I too have seen HST glint before on more than one occasion.
    
    Regards,
    Grady Whitney  32.9130 N, 94.5500 W (EM22rv)
    http://upinthesky.info
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Greg Williams" <k4hsm@knology.net>
    To: <seesat-l@satobs.org>
    Sent: Sunday, October 07, 2007 6:49 PM
    Subject: HST flare?
    
    
    > Has anyone who's observed Hubble ever seen it flare?
    >
    > I just saw it pass over my location (Knoxville, 35.9676N, 84.0251W) and 
    > right as it hit closest approach it flared very bright.  Possibly Mag 1.5 
    > to 1.  It then quickly went back to mag 3 to 3.5 and cruised on to the 
    > East.
    >
    > This is the first time I've actively looked for it, but didn't expect a 
    > flare.
    >
    > -- 
    >
    > Gregory S. Williams
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    > k4hsm(at)knology.net
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