Re: Starlink 6 'train' seen, and filmed from the Netherlands

From: Thierry Legault via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 02:00:21 +0200
hello, very favorable passage over Paris at twilight, filmed with the 
Sony 7S from West to East (passing near Venus, the Big Dipper and Arcturus)

<https://youtu.be/89Lp6IoR2dc>https://youtu.be/89Lp6IoR2dc

regards

At 22:51 23/04/2020, Marco Langbroek via Seesat-l wrote:


>Hi all,
>
>Observed the Starlink 6 'train' from yesterday's launch, near 19:57 UT from
>Leiden, the Netherlands, in twilight.
>
>They were fainter than I expected, except for a brief moment while 
>still low in
>the west, when for a few seconds they became clearly visible by the naked eye.
>My neighbour observed with me and was very enthusiastic when she spotted that.
>
>After that brief clear naked eye visibility, they became fainter, but in 10x50
>binoculars it was a very fine sight, this string of lights, by my 
>estimate some
>10-15 degrees long!
>
>I shot a video with the WATEC 902H and Canon EF 2.0/35 mm lens, 
>which shows them
>well. Video is here:
>
>https://vimeo.com/411169759
>
>They were about 42 seconds early on my elset, but well on-track.
>
>- Marco
>
>
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