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Starlink6 20mins after launch 22nd April 2020

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About this observation
Observer
Martin Lewis
Time of observation
22/04/2020 - 19:52
Object
SpaceX Starlink 7
Observing location
StAlbans UK
Equipment
222mm Dobsonian
ASI174MM
610nm filter

As skies darkened this evening I imaged two strings of 30 Starlink satellites just after release from the Falcon rocket 22mins after launch. Here's the collection of satellites and assorted parts passing over StAlbans UK. You can count all 60 there

I'm in shock-never seen anything like it. First thought I'd mistakenly imaged an airliner with rows of lights down the side of the fuselage

Martin

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