Until 2024 Elon Musk plans to launch tens of thousands of satellites, which will cover all the planet. However, such a large-scale run can be negative consequences.
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Over the past few months in the ambitious project of Elon musk, a considerable number of critics. Note that until 2024 Starlink envisages the launch of 42 000 satellites in Earth orbit that will allow to distribute the Internet around the world – from Antarctica to the Sahara desert, according to “Popular mechanics”.
That has raised fears of scientists
However, scientists are concerned about the impact such a large event. A precedent was the video captured of the Global meteor network (GMN) in the Observatory of Farra in Italy.
Starting with 1: 00 you can see how they make the screen horizontal stripes, leaving behind a glowing trail. This is a trial Starlink satellites, which are flying at high speeds.
Satellites Starlink, which took GMN – watch videos
Looks quite surreal, however, combined images that the Observatory was made based on the video, the picture becomes even more interesting.
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According to bill cook, head of Department materialnoy service NASA – a huge mass of satellites in orbit will lead to the distortion of the picture, which is produced telescopes. Astronomers will have to completely rewrite the software, which is responsible for automatic shooting meteorites and other small orbital objects.
Scientists fear that when the entire orbit will flood tens of thousands of satellites Starlink, the observation of the cosmos from Earth is much more complicated.
This circumstance can completely deprive us of the opportunity to carry out any optical meteor observations – said the researcher of meteorites from the University of Western Ontario Denis View.
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