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Re: Sunny Side Up

Terminology: is a satellite in the sun, in the shade, illuminated... ?

I can say a satellite is visible, what's a simple was of saying it's 
illuminated by the sun?

Simon Brown, HB9DRV

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeff Yanko" <wb3jfs@cox.net>
> It would also be used for trying to visually see the object.  Especially 
> helpful when the observer is in darkness but the satellite is illuminated. 
> Just last week I saw the ISS pass over while it was fairly dark, not 
> complete, yet plenty of sunlight at 200 or so miles above earth.
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