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2011-Oct-24, 08:30 AM
A satellite flare is an event caused by the reflective panels on satellites reflecting sunlight directly onto the Earth. A perfect example would be the flares caused by Iridium satellite constellation. The constellation operates 66 active satellites in orbit. This amazing photo of a -8 Iridium satellite flare flashing in the night sky over the [...]

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