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Iridium Flares

Use Stellarium, not SatTrack.

  1. Start Stellarium.
  2. [F6] Ensure location is correct.
  3. [Ctrl+Z] Ensure Satellite Hints are displayed.
  4. [F2] Open Configuration Window.
  5. Plugins ⇒ Satellites ⇒ configure
  6. Settings tab ⇒ Updates ⇒ Update now
  7. Settings tab ⇒ Orbit line ⇒ turn off
  8. Settings tab ⇒ Realistic mode ⇒ turn on
  9. Iridium flares tab ⇒ Predict Iridium flares
  10. Select whatever one you want to track.

Heavens-Above

Use Heavens-Above for more detailed info on the Iridium Flare.

iridium_flares.txt · Last modified: 2018/01/13 03:55 by stephen