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Tumbling Iridium 96 seen on 2018-06-30
by mmontanaro
Category: IRIDIUM 96
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Title:
Tumbling Iridium 96 seen on 2018-06-30

Author:
mmontanaro

Country:
US

Category:
IRIDIUM 96

Taken on:
30 June 2018, 08:13 GMT

Description:
Iridium 96 seen tumbling at the top, center of this image. The satellite made two brief flashes as it traveled through Cassiopeia. According to Rod Sladen's Iridium page (http://www.rod.sladen.org.uk/iridium.htm), "(14 December 2017): The process of de-orbiting Iridium 96 (27376, 2002-005E) has started." #flarewell Iridium 96!