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Iridium flash at magnitude -7!
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Here is a vivid example of an Iridium flash. This one, Iridium 7, has crossed a short part of the Quimper sky on January 14, 2004, and has reach magnitude -7 (15 times the brightness of Venus).
Behind the tree, about 30 m, a street-lamp illuminate the branches with its orange tint.
Coming from the zenith, the Iridium 7 flash cross vertically the constellaiton of Cetus.
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Instrument   Zuiko 55 mm 1:4.0 lens
Exposure & film   40 s on Sensia 200
Date & place   January 14, 2004, Quimper

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