Apparently, near sunset on January 5, my home is in the right place to catch the reflection off of a tower. Assuming nothing moves the tower or its dish, I expect this to occur next January, give or take a day because of the leap year adjustment.
Here's a closeup:
This reflection will be one my yearly calendar markers. It will also me to test how much of a difference a day will make in the recurrence this event.
It's also like having my own fixed Irridium Satellite Flare:
Image: Flare of sunlight caused by the reflective
dish antennae of a satellite in the Irridium Satellite system.
This one occurred near Polaris as viewed from my backyard on Sept. 1, 2012