Re: Obs March 12+18

From: Bram Dorreman (bram.dorreman@skynet.be)
Date: Tue Mar 18 2003 - 17:33:54 EST

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    Bjvrn,
    
    You are right. But I think even the word "flaring" is not so applicable.
    Therefore I used the word "brightening". And I have my doubts about that
    word.
    This brightening takes several minutes if it occurs.
    
    Now we have to wait until the end of September.
    
    
    -----Original Message-----
    From: Bjorn Gimle <b.gimle@chello.se>
    To: SeeSat-L@satobs.org <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    Cc: matsonr@saic.com <matsonr@saic.com>
    Date: dinsdag 18 maart 2003 21:22
    Subject: Re: Obs March 12+18
    
    
    >I am no expert, but I would say that the geostationary flaring season is
    >over.
    >
    >Geo flashing might terminate simultaneously if the rotation axis is near
    >declination 90, and the cone angle is near 90 - a condition which does not
    >seem to be met by the majority of the flashers I have analyzed.
    >
    >/Bjvrn
    >
    >----- Original Message -----
    >
    >> A clear evening, full moon not to disturbing.
    >> As Bram Dorreman said the geosat flashing season is over at
    >> this latitude. That explains why I didn't see several Gorizonts
    >> and Raduga 27 when looking for it March 12, 13 and 15.
    >>
    >>
    >
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