Iridium 60

Earl Needham (kd5xb@amsat.org)
Sat, 19 Sep 1998 06:53:43 -0600

	Although I haven't posted to the list in quite some time, I'm still here,
lurking.  <G>

	Had a nice pass by Iridium 60 this morning.  This was my first "daytime"
flare -- the first part of the sun poked above the horizon just 4 minutes
later.
	Using http://www2.gsoc.dlr.de, the predicted intensity was -6, and I
suspect that was spot-on.  Predicted center was 11.8 km west, so i drove
over that way.  Had a lot of people wondering what I was sitting by the
side of the road for, too!

	Earl


Earl Needham, KD5XB    mailto:KD5XB@AMSAT.ORG
Clovis, New Mexico	DM84 N34.403 W103.334