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    Default More Iridium flares.



    After several weeks of no flare activity, I hit the jackpot this evening. First at about 20:57 local time, a magnitude -8.4 flare showed right next to Arcturus. Less than a minute later, a mag -8.3 flare occurred in almost exactly the same place.

    As if that weren't enough, a mag -7.1 flare happened at 22:33 a bit lower in the East. All magnitude info comes from the "ISS Tracker" app on my android phone. These were the three brightest flares I have seen in almost a year of looking for them. I swear I could see my shadow in the later flare, it was still slightly twilight when the first two passed over.

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    Default Re: More Iridium flares.

    Dang, Bob. 3 in one night! Cool!

    You might consider getting a lottery ticket.
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    Default Re: More Iridium flares.

    Cool
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    Default Re: More Iridium flares.

    You can go here and find them too. Heavens-Above

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