bright flashes from iridium 33

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Thu Aug 27 2009 - 14:43:19 UTC

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    While playing back the video, looking for any bright flashing from the telstar 11 geo sat ( 23431 ) I notice bright flashes from a leo sat.
    
    I ran a check, and they were from Iridium 33 ( 24946 ). 
    
    http://www.kfetter.com/satvideo/iridium33/iridium33.wmv
    
    File size = 4 Mb
    
    Only one bright flash notice each time, no multi flashes.
    
    The bright star is Eps Eri located at
    
    3 h 33 m R.A
    -9 deg 27 min Dec
    
    Kevin
    
    44.6062 N
    75.6910 W
    
    
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