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A new satellite constellation launched

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SpaceX has launched another sixty satellites in its Starlink programme and aims to put a further 30,000 in Earth-orbit.
The International Astronomical Union has expressed its consternation at the currently uncontrolled launching of numerous satellites: http://www.iau.org/news/announcements/detail/ann19035 .
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Amateurs are also getting fired up against these soon to be launched satellite fleets :

eg this petition
https://secure.avaaz.org/en/community_p ... &newuser=1
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Unfortunately, Chicken Licken didn’t see the reentry. He looked up into the clear dark sky. “Oh, no!” he said “The
sky is filling, I must tell the king.”
So he ran and he ran and he ran until he got to the farmyard where he met Henny Penny.
“What’s the hurry?” clucked Henny Penny.
“The sky is filling and I’m off to tell the king” cried Chicken Licken
“I’d better come too” clucked Henny Penny

etc. etc.
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"The sky is filling"

I saw what you did there :D
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Re: A new satellite constellation launched

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Then, along came the Good Fairy, who threw pixie dust into the sky and cleared them all away. :lol:
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