Re: Obs 3-12-99

Sat, 13 Mar 1999 00:53:53 -0500

Jim Nix wrote:
> Irridiums-
>    Ir 44t  Monster Flare near mag 8.0, at Zenith, I could not
>         see the point of light it just lit up the moisture in the
>         atmosphere and the surrounding landscape.  Like a flashbulb
>         went off at 20 ft.  Anyone else experience this effect?

Yes, I mentioned it here a little while ago. I was too busy looking
up though, to see the landscape.
Jay Respler
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