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Hacksaw29/12/2019 19:36:10
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I was outside having a fag , and a string of satellites went over ,about 18.30 tonight .. one after the other , for around 10 minutes . Not as bright as the space station , but easily visible . Not seen them before , what are they for then ?

Martin Connelly29/12/2019 19:43:51
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I saw a recent news report about mini internet satellites causing problems for astronomers as they caused streaks of light across the sky.


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V8Eng29/12/2019 19:44:50
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Maybe a long shot how about this I saw on the news?

link to item on BBC here:-

Comms Satellites

Martin obviously can type faster than me!

Edited By V8Eng on 29/12/2019 19:48:30

Hacksaw29/12/2019 19:54:06
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Ah, that'll be them that I saw ..I hadn't seen that report .

daveb29/12/2019 20:15:43
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Took me back to standing in the garden with my dad waiting for Sputnik to appear.

That was a few years ago.

We saw it too!

Michael Gilligan29/12/2019 20:51:51
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Copied from my post in November, on another thread:

I’ve just downloaded this from the iOS AppStore: **LINK**

It’s free, and appears to do what it should. yes


Paul Lousick29/12/2019 21:11:43
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I have been watching old episodes of the X-Files. Mulder would know what the un-identified objects in the sky are.


Neil Wyatt30/12/2019 12:32:39
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What are they?

A pain in the proverbial...


Mike Poole30/12/2019 12:48:07
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Might have been Santa he’s quite busy round this time of yearsmiley


JA30/12/2019 13:39:28
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Four Horseman of the Apocalypse?


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