> http://www.astro.uiuc.edu/stardial/satellites.html > > MPEG Movies of Geosynchronous Satellites from a Stardial-like camera > > On Apr 5-6, 1995, we pointed a camera like that for Stardial at a > "constellation" of geosynchronous satellites. <...> In the image > at right below, we have highlighted the satellites; in the image at > left below, we have not altered their appearance. > > [Image] [Image] <...> > If you play the movies below, note that on egress (coming out of the > shadow), the satellites become a few times brighter than their normal > brightness. Probably this is due to specular reflection; the angle > between the sun, the satellites, and the observer presumably was > favorable for (specularly) reflecting light at the time of egress. <...> > Also note some satellites that are not geostationary. Two such > satellites drift along in the movies below; both are also visible in > the still images above. There's a lot of stuff up there!