Reply to post: Oh look, they used a telescope!

FYI: Mind how you go. We're more or less oblivious to 75% of junk in geosynchronous orbits around Earth

ThatOne Silver badge

Oh look, they used a telescope!

> The team used the Isaac Newton Telescope in the Canary Islands to detect the space junk

They'd better do it quickly, before endless sheets of Internet satellites make terrestrial telescope observations near impossible...


(Yes, yes, I know, Hubble could so such a fine job at it since it's just a few kilometers below geosynchronous orbit. Just send an ultra-wide-angle lens up to it, preferably of the clip-on variety. /s)

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