From the June 2008 issue

Phil Harrington’s binocular universe: How to observe artificial satellites

June 2008: The best time to view satellites is during and immediately after sunset or just before dawn.
By | Published: June 1, 2008 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
A few summers ago, I attended the Astroblast astronomy convention in Franklin, Pennsylvania, sponsored each year by the Oil Region Astronomical Society. One of the speakers that afternoon, Eric Fischer from Allison Park, Pennsylvania, gave a fascinating presentation titled “If Sherlock Holmes Observed Artificial Satellites.”