Satellites and Space Junk May Make Dark Night Skies Brighter, Hindering Astronomy and Hiding Stars From Our View

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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Astronomy could be hindered by the rising number of satellites and space debris in orbit around Earth, reflect increasing amounts of sunlight towards the night side of the planet. Here's how satellites and space debris may increase the overall brightness of the night sky, hiding stars and impacting astronomy.

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