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A couple of Iridium Flares

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« Reply #15 on: September 26, 2008, 04:13:24 pm »

John that' sheer genius!. Excellent idea. Thanks for sharing that.  Wink
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« Reply #16 on: September 26, 2008, 04:34:11 pm »

Thank you , you're welcome Martin, takes the guesswork out of pointing the camera and means the image scale is much better.
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« Reply #17 on: September 27, 2008, 11:35:37 am »

Nice shots, John and Martin!

John, I like the double Ir.flare, that is a rare event.  Smiley What a simple but useful "SatCatcher", I'm impressed!  Wink When I catch the flares, I just manually turn the camera into right area (which provides roughly 80% of success)
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« Reply #18 on: September 27, 2008, 10:43:04 pm »

Thank you Roman. I used to do that with the lens as wide as it would go, but it was a bit hit and miss. I wanted a better hit rate and image scale. I'm really pleased with getting the double flare, waited months for the second prediction to come alone
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