How can I see the Starlink satellites?
Since 2019, pioneering space exploration company SpaceX have been launching packages of 60 satellites into our skies every two weeks or so, to feed their ever-growing Starlink internet network. These satellites in transit to their orbits make for an impressive sight in the night skies…but how is it we can see them at all? This video explains all, and gives three handy internet tools for tracking them down so you can see them for yourselves.
Celestrak – https://celestrak.com/
Heavens Above (Starlink) – https://www.heavens-above.com/StarLink.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT
Heavens Above (Live Sky View) – https://www.heavens-above.com/StarLink.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT
See a Satellite by James Darpinian – https://james.darpinian.com/satellites/
Images and footage courtesy of:
Mark Handley (UCL)
Music – To have to in least water by Patches
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