Re: Starlink observability

From: Steve Golson via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 17:22:10 -0400
On 4/29/20 4:22 PM, Anthony Mallama wrote:
> Steve,
> 
> Thanks for pointing out this informative posting. SpaceX is being very responsible. Hopefully the Sun shade will work and it will satisfy the astronomers.
> 
> If the low-albedo bird is called DarkSat, should we call this one ShadeSat? In any case, new equations will be needed to predict Starlink magnitudes.
> 
> Tony Mallama

SpaceX refers to this new one as VisorSat.

-Steve
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