SpaceX launch LIVE stream: How to watch SpaceX launch 57 Starlink satellites

Last year, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) said in a statement: “The scientific concerns are twofold.

“Firstly, the surfaces of these satellites are often made of highly reflective metal, and reflections from the Sun in the hours after sunset and before sunrise make them appear as slow-moving dots in the night sky.

“Although most of these reflections may be so faint that they are hard to pick out with the naked eye, they can be detrimental to the sensitive capabilities of large ground-based astronomical telescopes, including the extreme wide-angle survey telescopes currently under construction.

“Secondly, despite notable efforts to avoid interfering with radio astronomy frequencies, aggregate radio signals emitted from the satellite constellations can still threaten astronomical observations at radio wavelengths.

“Recent advances in radio astronomy, such as producing the first image of a black hole or understanding more about the formation of planetary systems, were only possible through concerted efforts in safeguarding the radio sky from interference.”

Kanye West announces bombshell US presidential bid with backing from Elon Musk [REPORT]
Elon Musk could collaborate with NASA for Mars mission ‘before 2030’ [REPORT]
Elon Musk reveals TRUE purpose of Tesla is to enable humans to become multiplanetary [INSIGHT]

Article source:

Related posts

Evolution BOMBSHELL: Humans evolved from SEMI-AQUATIC apes, claim scientists

Times of News

Cincinnati Scientists Find A Way To Regenerate Ourselves Using Electricity

Times of News

Why Is Boris Johnson Hanging On To Robert Jenrick? With Jo Stevens MP

Times of News