Re: Iridium Flare lights up clouds?

Igor G. Rozivika (igor@kuzi.sbor.spb.su)
Sun, 5 Apr 1998 21:38:14 +0400 (MSD)

A 05 Apr 1998 Jim Hale wrote:
>I watched one of the Iridiums flare up to -4 or better last week and saw
>what looked like a cloud being illuminated....

A 25.03.98 I observed a bright flare (-3 mag) of Iridium49. The sky
was clear, but the ground had small fog. The small cloud was appreciable
around a flash. The layer of a fog was rather thick, and I distinctly
saw, as reflected ray of Iridium49 has passed slightly south-west me.

              Igor G. Rozivika (igor@kuzi.sbor.spb.su)