Re: Laser retroreflectors on recent NOSS? (and lageos)

From: JAY RESPLER (JRespler@superlink.net)
Date: Mon Aug 30 2010 - 05:50:21 UTC

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    On 8/27/2010 5:01 PM, Dale Ireland wrote:
    > Has anyone seen the LAGEOS 1? It is 5000km out and only 2ft across with
    > corner reflectors. Made of depleted Uranium it weighs half a ton and will
    > not decay for 8.4 million years.
    
    I saw it back in Oct. 1994.
    Mag 11.0
    
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