Re: Pegasus WIRE Launch

Sun, 07 Mar 1999 23:52:49 -0500

Bart De Pontieu wrote:
> I watched the WIRE launch from Palo Alto, on the roof of our office with

> It was so bright it showed a halo around it! 

This sounds like the very bright Iridium flares. Has there been an explanation
of this phenomenon?

Jay Respler
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