Re: Smallest visible object

From: C. Bassa via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Fri, 22 May 2015 22:52:59 +0200
Hi Paul,

On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 3:10 PM, Paul Breed via Seesat-l
<seesat-l_at_satobs.org> wrote:
> I'd like multiple ways to detect the vehicle and I was wondering how large
> a Mylar silvered balloon would have to be to be easily detectable.

This reminds me of the Starshine satellites which were small spheres
covered with mirrors (discoballs essentially). From what I recall
these were easily visible to the naked eye.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starshine_%28satellite%29

Regards,
    Cees
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