Re: ISS Flare

Sat, 02 Jan 1999 00:44:35 -0500

Ross Eddie wrote:
> Has anyone done any work on predicting flares of the ISS? It was as bright
> as many Iriduim flares I've seen here.

Iridium flares can be predicted because they keep a constant attitude. 
Other sats, like ISS, can vary in attitude so there is no way to predict
flares from them.

Jay Respler
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