Clearer Question on "How do you predict Iridium flares?"

Samuel Schweighart (
Sun, 19 Apr 1998 21:06:12 -0500 (CDT)

I understand that there are prediction programs, but I'm interested in how
they work.  I was wondering how these programs predict the flares,
especially the part on magnitude. Also, do these flares have a really
narrow ground track? Thanks again for your time....
Samuel Schweighart