Iridium Flare

  • Date & Time: March 15th 2001, 8:27pm
  • Exposure Time: 24 minutes
  • Lens & F/ratio: 28mm lens, F/4

  • Film: Fuji Superia 800ASA
  • Location: New Zealand, Latitude: 38.01šS
  • Other Details: This Iridium Flare was magnitude -4.
    The Southern Cross & Pointers are at the left side of the image, and the Eta Carina nebula is just above them, visible as a reddish streak. At the very top of the image is the Large Magellanic Cloud, along with the smaller one at the far right.
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