Painting Starlink Satellites Black

Starlink satellites designed to support a global Internet capability for a Musk business present a problem for astronomers and night creatures used to a darker sky. Starlink sats are bright objects. Twelve thousand of the Starlink points of light may change the view of the night considerably. 

Maybe Elon Musk should think about painting them black. He also might support a dark side of the moon general purpose astronomy facility to alleviate worries astronomers have about the view being degraded by space junk orbiting Earth. At least Mr. Musk could co-ordinate an International viewing platform center on the dark side for staging radio telescopes, infrared and optical etc. Everyone wants a clean, unobstructed view from the dark side of the moon of the galaxy and points beyond. All of the automation and drones should make controlling them from Earth stations easy.

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