Satellite tracks over Germany 2018

Already before the recent increase in Satellite constellations, many satellites were visible in the night sky on any given night. This image is composed of 300 short 13-second exposures taken within 70 minutes from Waldenburg, Germany, on the night of the Perseids meteor shower 12 August 2018 from 00:57–02:07 CEST. The image has a field of view of 84°x62°. Most of the dozen of lines are made by satellites reflecting the sunlight from the Sun below the horizon.

Credit:

Eckhard Slawik

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3 June 2019, 11:00
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