RE: Unusual NOSS Flare Observed and Recorded

From: Bruce MacDonald (
Date: Wed Feb 18 2009 - 23:53:56 UTC

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    > A predicted flare from the pair of NOSS satellites 3-4 (A) / (C) has been observed and recorded 
    > in Madrid yesterday evening. The flare reached the “maximum” magnitude of about -1. 
    > Details and video are available at the web site:
    > More observations would be useful.
    > Best Regards,
    > Simone 
    I observed a similar flare from a 3rd generation NOSS satellite some time ago.  I would have to look back through my observations to see when that flare took place, but it was memorable.
    Interesting to see that NOSS flares are now predictable.
    Best wishes
    Bruce MacDonald
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