I wonder if the flaring is being caused by the satellites antenna

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Fri Oct 26 2007 - 02:22:13 EDT

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    I have been wonder for awhile, if the flaring I am observing from the Boeing HS702 geo sat's, is being caused by there antenna.
    
    I can see Galaxy 3C ( 27445 ) on the tv screen, but it's got no solar concentrators. It's faint, but I can see it.
    
    Depending on how the satelite's antenna are pointed, and the size of them, would to me cause a difference in the Magnitude of the flare.
    
    Now to go hide, before my fellow sat observer's come after me, saying I am nuts.
    
    Kevin
    
    
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