Astrophoto: Iridium 12 Flare by Riad Hamamieh - Universe Today
[/caption] This photo of the Iridium 12 flare was captured by Riad Hamamieh on October 15, 2011 at at 7:42 PM in Beirut, Lebanon. Iridium 12 is one of the 66 active Iridium communication satellites orbiting the Earth. It was launched on June 18, 1997. Riad used a Canon Powershot SX210 IS camera with CHDK. … Continue reading "Astrophoto: Iridium 12 Flare by Riad Hamamieh"