Monday, 17 April 2017

Iridium 58 - 17 April 2017 - 19:19:43

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Iridium 58 satellite (Flare: Mag -8) moving through the constellation Musca with Crux to the left.
Photo: Hannes Pieterse, ASSA Bloemfontein


Date: 17 April 2017
Time: 19:19:43
Brightness: -8
Altitude: 41°
Azimuth:157°
Satellite: Iridium 58
Distance to satellite: 1122 km
Angle off flare centre-line: 0.1°
Distance to flare centre: 2 km
Flare producing antenna: right
Sun altitude: -19.3°
Angular separation from Sun: 120.7°

Iridium 58
Launch

Date (UTC) 30 March 1998 06:02
Launch siteVandenberg AFB, United States
Launch vehicle Delta 7920-10C

Photo information
Canon 30D
50mm lens
 ISO 400
89 exposures
30 second
f2.8
Tripod and Canon TC-80N3 Remote Timer
Stacked in Starstax
Final Editing in Photoshop




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