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Starlink is littering our skies, 



    
        

            Albert van Duin
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Starlink is littering our skies

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            Albert van Duin
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Starlink is littering our skies

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Home made 400mm F/4 Newtonian

Imaging cameras: Moravian G3 16200

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Home made 400mm F/4 Newtonian

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: TS N-AGK3 coma corrector

Software: PixInsight  ·  DC-3 Dreams PinPoint Astrometric Engine  ·  FocusMax V4  ·  DC-3 Dreams ACP Observatory Control Software  ·  Diffraction Limited MaximDL 6 Pro  ·  http://www.projectpluto.com/ Guide 9.0

Filters: Astrodon LRGB Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 2inch


Dates:April 20, 2020

Frames: 1x600"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.07%


Astrometry.net job: 3437867

RA center: 11h 57' 35"

DEC center: +53° 22' 0"

Pixel scale: 0.679 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.435 degrees

Field radius: 0.547 degrees


Resolution: 4524x3624

Locations: Beilen Observatory B85, Beilen, Drenthe, Netherlands

Data source: Backyard

Description

Last night I had my first encounter with Starlink satellites.
Now there are only 200 satellites, but they plan for 12000 to 30000.
Can you imagine what will become of our hobby?
I'm very worried.

This is a single unprocessed 600s integration with the L filter.

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