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VIDEO: There Was Something in the Air Last Night!


Some Wyndham residents witnessed an amazing display of lights in the sky last night as the Space X launch of the Starlink Satellites passed by.

Image: Jason Woods

The satellites, which were launched a few days ago passed over Melbourne last night (9th Aug) between 6.55pm and 7.11pm and were visible for a short time frame of about 10 – 20 seconds.

Image: Rebecca Essery

Many locals who witnessed the event took photos and videos to capture the moment.

Each krypton propelled satellite weighs approximately 260kg and will orbit the earth at a height of 550km.

Image: Versha Vikas Tatwani

Starlink satellites will deliver high speed broadband internet to locations where access has been unreliable, expensive, or completely unavailable.

Video: Amanda Pace