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Will SpaceX’s Starlink satellites ruin stargazing? – EarthSky

SpaceX’s satellites will populate the night sky, affecting how we observe the stars. And this is just the beginning of private satellite mega-constellations.

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A shooting star during the Perseid meteor shower. Soon, thousands of satellites will crowd the night sky. Image via Shutterstock/ The Conversation.
By Samantha Lawler, University of Regina
I walk outside my rural Saskatchewan house before dawn and look up, expecting to have my breath taken away by the sheer number of stars overhead. Im a professional astronomer, but I still appreciate unaided-eye stargazing as much as an eager child. This is the first place Ive lived thats dark enough to easily…

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