What is the iridium flare?

unending flow of the northern lights
quick and bright "flare" in the sky
white traces in the sky left by jets
The last rays of setting sun
A Satellite flare (also called a Iridium flares ) is a phenomenon caused by man-made satellite where the sunlight is reflected back to Earth. This results in a quick and bright "flare." Some flares can be up to 20 times brighter than Venus. These can be very bright. So much so, that it can even be seen during the day.
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white traces in the sky left by jets
The last rays of setting sun
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