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The web site that tells you what satellite you will be able to view from home

In these days of quarantine to look at the sky can be a real surprise. The less movement of vehicles and the stoppage of industries, has the world’s major cities with a lot better quality of air and also less light pollution to see what awaits us in the night.

That is why the stars, constellations, and other astronomical phenomena can be observed with good sharpness.

And one of those phenomena that are often confused in the darkness of the sky are the satellites, which swarm every day over our heads.

That’s why it is fascinating to the site to See a Satellite Tonight created by James Darpinian, engineering graphics and computer vision Google.

After logging in to the web, we have to let you use our location through the browser, there of form georreferenciada to our place of residence, we will display information about the satellites that we will be able to see in the next few days.

See a Satellite Tonight we presented this information very complete. In the first place, in the center of the screen, you can view a picture of the globe with our location and the trajectory of the satellite or satellites that the sooner we can see.

In the following example that I did from the commune of Ñuñoa in Santiago de Chile, you can see that tomorrow at 06:38 am local, you will see the satellite chinese Shenzhou-11.

Then tells me that this 29 April at 18:54 pm you will see the satellite Cosmos 2487, at 19:37 pm the CZ-2B, to re-see the Thursday, 30 April at 06:43 am, the satellite chinese.

For example the friends of Spain will have the fortune of observing the satellite Starlink, a project of Elon Musk in the heavens on the night of April 28.

This information is accompanied with warnings about, for example, the weather situation that can dificultarnos the vision. In addition, the website also shows on the right a recreation of the vision that will function in what direction to look at, being able to navigate it and view it in full screen; as well as the programming of the moments in which you will be able to see the satellites in local time.

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