Re: atmospheric extinction for low altitude flares

From: Jari (
Date: Wed Jun 16 2004 - 22:26:11 EDT

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    Tom Wagner asked:
    > Does anyone know the lowest in the sky someone has observed an Iridium
    > flare?
    I have a pic i took of Ir 58 flaring to -6 at an elevation of 13 deg.
    Fortunately the leaves were off the trees at the time and it was bright
    enough to block out the trees that were inbetween me and the flare.
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