Re: Re: Question about geosats' flares

From: Leo Barhorst via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 13:29:15 +0100
Björn wrote:
... except centered at midnight-
Agreed.

-but if they did that in both RA and Dec we would never see reflections.
Agreed, WE would never see them at higher latitudes.
But when we are between latitude +23,5 and -23,5 degrees,Then we could
see them centered around midnight when the sun is at the opposite latitude
than the observer; so say +10 for the observer and the sun at -10.

Regards
Leo


2015-10-28 22:16 GMT+01:00 Björn Gimle <bjorn.gimle_at_gmail.com>:

>
>
> The observer-satellite-sun angle is different for shadow entry and shadow
>
>> exit.
>>
> ... except centered at midnight-
>
>> The reflections will be different too as the satellite keeps its
>> solarpanels
>> pointed to the sun.
>>
> -but if they did that in both RA and Dec we would never see reflections.
>
>
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