Magnitude -7 Iridium 64 Flare

Photographer
Greg McKay
Email
alnitak.productions@gmail.com
Location of photo
Henderson, NV
Date/Time of photo
06-28-2018 21:53:23 PDT
Equipment
Canon 5D Mark II, Rokinon 24mm 1.4 lens
Description
This is a composite of 7 x 10second exposures shooting over my roof towards Cygnus. The Satellite traveled north to south through Cygnus and flared to -7 magnitude
Website
http://www.alnitakproductions.com/Astronomy-Shared

2 thoughts on “Magnitude -7 Iridium 64 Flare

  1. Susan

    I live in northern California in the Sierra Nevada foothills elevation 3000 and have been seeing moving
    “orbs” (3 to be exact” every night for the last 3 months. They appear in same area above my trees. They are are not on a set path but move freely. These “orbs” appear to grow in size and shrink at will. Orange in color and very bright. Almost appear to be stars but not. Hovering at times only to move in different directions away from each other then gathering together again. At one point 2 of the “orbs” were close to one another and sped away in opposite directions only to come together again. These “orbs” are not part of my nightly sky . I have lived here for more than 30 years watching above to the beautiful night show planet earth gives to me. Believe me I have seen some strange and wonderful sites but nothing as strange as these orbs. Has anyone reported seeing these “orbs” in their part of the world or am I just crazy? If these “orbs” were close enough to shoot down to earth I would do it just to see what they are. I can’t focus in on them as they are moving to fast. Could you help me in this matter with some information if you can? I’m almost thinking it is a government project (ha ha) Thank you very much

  2. Susan

    Hi again I just wanted you to know these “orbs” are not drones. I hear no sound coming from these “orbs” but again they are up pretty high in the sky.

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