What are Iridium Flares?

Have you ever noticed darts of white light across the night sky? Are they meteoroids? UFOs? Well, they are actually caused by an astronomical occurrence known as Iridium Flares.

Nic was joined by the President of the Macarthur Astronomical Society, Tony Law, for a bit more insight into how they are caused and just why they’re so easily predicted.

For more information on the next Iridium Flare sighting head to Heaven’s Above or the Macarthur Astronomical Society page.

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