Elon Musk’s Satellites Dot the Heavens, Leaving Stargazers Upset

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Jul 10 · 6 min read
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By Todd Shields

Two days after Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched 60 satellites in May as part of a mission to bring quick internet service to people worldwide, astronomers noticed something different.

As some of the satellites zipped past the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, telescopes trained on the night sky captured…

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