Starlink satellites.
Credit: flycamDFW/Inside Outer Space screengrab


Astronomy Confronts Satellite Constellations is the title of a briefing from the 235th AAS meeting in Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

That briefing will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, starting at 2:15 pm Hawaii Standard Time (HST).

Those taking part in the panel discussion:

— “Starlink & the Astronomers” by Jeffrey C. Hall (Lowell Observatory)

— “Mega-Constellations of Satellites & Optical Astronomy” by Patrick Seitzer (University of Michigan)

— “Satellite Constellations’ Impact on the General Public” by Ruskin Hartley (International Dark Sky Association)

— “Radio Astronomy in a New Era of Radio Communication” by Harvey Liszt (National Radio Astronomy Observatory)

To view the discussion tomorrow, go to:

Meanwhile, video from flycamDFW of Starlink 2 (3rd group), a visible pass over North Texas, 9 hours after launch.

Go to video at:

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