Satellites rekindle the woes of interference for astronomers

Starlink satellites in low orbit on the LOFAR radio telescope in the Netherlands

This week marks the final launch of the European heavy rocket, Ariane 5. Launched on its final mission on July 5 from the European Space Base in Kourou, French Guiana, this rocket carries two communication satellites in an orbit set for a geostationary orbit, where the satellites will hover over a fixed point on Earth. … Leer más