Re: Space tracking site near Kashgar?

From: Nico Janssen via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2022 14:06:18 +0100
Today's Sentinel 2 image at 05:48 UTC shows the current situation:
https://apps.sentinel-hub.com/eo-browser/?zoom=16&lat=38.42409&lng=76.70556&themeId=DEFAULT-THEME&visualizationUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fservices.sentinel-hub.com%2Fogc%2Fwms%2Fbd86bcc0-f318-402b-a145-015f85b9427e&datasetId=S2L2A&fromTime=2022-01-07T00%3A00%3A00.000Z&toTime=2022-01-07T23%3A59%3A59.999Z&layerId=1_TRUE_COLOR

The other site on today's image:
https://apps.sentinel-hub.com/eo-browser/?zoom=17&lat=39.40037&lng=76.13225&themeId=DEFAULT-THEME&visualizationUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fservices.sentinel-hub.com%2Fogc%2Fwms%2Fbd86bcc0-f318-402b-a145-015f85b9427e&datasetId=S2L2A&fromTime=2022-01-07T00%3A00%3A00.000Z&toTime=2022-01-07T23%3A59%3A59.999Z&layerId=1_TRUE_COLOR

Apparently a few more antennas were added.

NJ

On 07-01-2022 13:30, Allen Thomson via Seesat-l wrote:
>   > "Based in Kashgar, the westernmost corner of China, the system comprises four 35-metre (115-foot) diameter radio telescopes – three of them newly built..."
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> Of the some 36 dishes at the site I'm asking about, the largest is about 16 meters in diameter.  The 35-meter ones are at a remote desert location some 125 km SE of Kashgar, at 38.423 N, 76.712 E. Unfortunately, the most recent Google Earth image of that site is from May 2018 and shows only one of the antennas.
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