Quick Answer: Can I See Starlink Tonight?

Tonight, you need to be looking up at 9.35pm to see the satellites.

The satellites will move from west to southeast across the sky.

To spot them, start looking just above the horizon (10 degrees) at 9.35pm and track directly upwards and across the sky..

That means only satellites launched before June 13 have a chance of being seen with the naked eye. As with most stargazing activities, your best chance to see Starlink is about 30 minutes before sunrise or 30 minutes after sunset. They should appear as a string of pearls moving across the night sky.

What time will SpaceX be visible tonight?

Watch out for SpaceX rocket in the skies tonight If the skies remain cloud-free, the rocket will be visible around 15 to 20 minutes after launch – which could be between 9.48pm and 9.53pm. The rocket will fly from west to east, look like a bright star and may be visible for around three to four minutes.

The Starlink satellites will launch onboard a Falcon 9 rocket from the Nasa Kennedy Space Center site in Cape Canaveral in Florida, US. The launch is scheduled to take place today at 1:07am ET.

10.14pm, Starlink-7 will be visible for four minutes, travelling from west to southeast. 11.21pm, Starlink-6 will be visible for six minutes, travelling from west to southeast. The satellites will appear as ‘trains’ of bright lights and can be spotted in the sky without binoculars or a telescope.

What time is SpaceX launch today?

SpaceX has a nearly two hour window for today’s launch, beginning at 11:21 AM EST (8:21 AM PST), and weather is currently looking good. UPDATE: SpaceX updated the launch time to 12:55 PM EST.

Starlink satellites create a spectacular view in the night sky. They are visible to the naked eye and appear as a string of pearls or a ‘train’ of bright lights moving in a straight line across the dark sky.

From the ground, Starlink satellites appear as points of light moving from west to east, like a string of tiny pearls across the dark sky. (Some people have even mistaken them for UFOs.)

From almost any observatory location, hundreds are above the horizon at all times and, during the summer months, they will be bright throughout the night. During winter, from most locations there are hours of respite either side of midnight, but much of the night will still be Starlink-streaked.

What is the bright white star in the sky tonight?

It’s the star Sirius in the constellation Canis Major, brightest star in the sky. The bright planet Venus is also up before dawn now. But you’ll know Sirius, because Orion’s Belt always points to it.

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You can also track the satellites using the Starlink app on your mobile phone. When you open the application, click a satellite number from the list provided and select your current location to reveal the visible times. The estimated times – according to good visibility – are as follows, according to findstarlink.com.