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Observation by David Davies: Starlink satellites

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David Davies

Observer

David Davies

Observed

2020 Apr 24 - 23:57

Uploaded

2020 Apr 27 - 00:02

Objects

M91

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Constellation

Coma Berenices

Field centre

RA: 12h34m
Dec: +14°32'
Position angle: -0°10'

Field size

0°37' × 0°29'

Equipment
  • 8-inch Ritchey-Chretien
  • QSI 683 camera
Exposure

One 10-minute exposure binned 2x2

Location

Cambridge, UK

Target name

Starlink satellites and M91

Title

Starlink satellites

About this image

I was collecting data for an image of M91 when this sub-frame appeared around 23:20 BST. You can see three Starlink satellites crossing the field of view during the 10-minute exposure. The trail of the third satellite was cut short by the shutter closing.

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