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timmac

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Posted: 04/25/20 10:31pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Elon Musk's Internet for Everyone Is Coming Very Soon


Elon Musk says SpaceX's ambitious Starlink satellite internet setup has made great steps toward providing good internet to previously low-priority locations. Musk’s Starlink plan accounts for an eventual 40,000 satellites in orbit to blanket the globe in internet coverage, far surpassing any existing satellite internet service.

By years end you will get fast internet at home or in your RV anywhere, internet gets you thousands of TV programs and many are free without commercials..

Bye Bye cable and satellite TV..

https://www.yahoo.com/news/elon-musks-internet-everyone-coming-155600310.html

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It sounds so beautiful.... will it all work?

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Posted: 04/26/20 05:10am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Then we will be stuck with this view in our evening skies with a line of satellites all lined up around the world.

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I guess it will be all worth it...

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RoyB wrote:

Then we will be stuck with this view in our evening skies with a line of satellites all lined up around the world.

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I guess it will be all worth it...

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The new ones going up are going to get sunshades to make them dimmer.


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Posted: 04/26/20 05:19am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Do we have to wait until that line of satellites come back overhead to click again?

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Gulfcoast wrote:

Do we have to wait until that line of satellites come back overhead to click again?


I guess once they get all of the 40,000 satellites up and goes around the whole globe they will be in view all the time???

I really haven't been looking for this particular group in our skies here and haven't seen this lineup yet...

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With time they won’t be in a “line” as close together but will spread out. Keep in mind only the northern 1/2 of the US and Canada is going “live” public testing this year and without its full array. Worldwide will take a lot more launches Supposedly you’ll need a 2 foot round plate type dish mounted on the roof with a clear view of at least part of the sky of course.
Yes , Astronomers are having a fit about the visual interference. But it is the future. Sky net is near ,[emoticon]
But tinmac is ... optimistic ? With his clickbait..... all of the US will not be accessible this year , not even close but if your in the northern states you may be able to beta test. The full northern array won’t be online just enough to begin “testing” public access.

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jorbill2or wrote:

With time they won’t be in a “line” as close together but will spread out. Keep in mind only the northern 1/2 of the US and Canada is going “live” public testing this year and without its full array. Worldwide will take a lot more launches Supposedly you’ll need a 2 foot round plate type dish mounted on the roof with a clear view of at least part of the sky of course.
Yes , Astronomers are having a fit about the visual interference. But it is the future. Sky net is near ,[emoticon]


I was thinking they would be inline all the time... Spreading out they will be all over the sky I guess... To me that would be even worse for us stargazers...

I need to read up on the system...

No one got to vote on the system...

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Posted: 04/26/20 07:00am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

The photo of the sats in line is from shortly after they were deployed and had not started moving to their final altitudes and orbits. They spread out as they relocate.


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The full goal is 40,000 table size satellites. At the current 60 per launch it will take about 670 launches .. one a day for 2 years. I’m sure the US can be up and running sooner but the one a day launch ? Not yet In the cards

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