November 8, 2009 0043:25 UT (Nov 7, 2009 1743:25 MST)


Update: This flash has now been identified as satellite ETS-7. This was an abnormally bright sunlight reflection off of this satellite. Normally it has a maxium brightness of only 2.4. Thank you to all who helped in the identification.

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Thank you very much.

Sentinel camera system on loan from Sandia National Laboratories.

Thomas Ashcraft - New Mexico - Mail

Heliotown and more various observations