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Re: Daylight satellite visibility

> At 1003Z (1703EST) i observed at 80 degrees elevation coming from south to north a brilliant fast moving
> object reflecting sunlight (sun was at west) too fast to be a plane movement match fast polar satellite track.
> No jet condensation trail...
> Question is knowing that iridium flash can be observed is large solar panel satellite can be viewed in daylight.

If you're asking whether or not Iridium flashes can be seen in the
daytime, the answer is yes.  You have to be in just the right place at the
right time with the right atmospheric conditions.

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