Fig. 1: A view of the dusk sky over a sunflower farm in southern Brazil captures a number of passing Starlink satellites. | Nature Astronomy

Fig. 1: A view of the dusk sky over a sunflower farm in southern Brazil captures a number of passing Starlink satellites.

From: The impact of satellite constellations on space as an ancestral global commons

Fig. 1

Egon Filter.

This image is a composite of 33 stacked images with 13 seconds of exposure. Many astronomical studies can expect similar satellite trails in exposures of star fields, galaxies, and so on. The satellite trails here rival in brightness the meteor streak accidentally captured in the upper-right of the image.

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