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Cellular Starlink Satellites Light Up the Night Sky a Bit Too Much


Cellular Starlink Satellites Light Up the Night Sky a Bit Too Much Don’t be surprised if you spot SpaceX’s cellular Starlink technology lighting up the night sky: A new study finds that the company’s “direct to cell” satellites are nearly five times brighter than a regular Starlink satellite. A team of scientists published a paper examining SpaceX’s new direct-to-cell Starlink satellites, which the company began launching in January. Although there are only about 100 of these satellites in orbit, they already stand out from the rest of the Starlink constellation for their ability to reflect sunlight.   More



(Source: PCMag - Jul 10)

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