We have had some stunningly clear nights recently and with aspects looking towards Nice and Cannes, we have a wonderful of the night sky from our garden.
We were outside rounding up Agnes around 10pm when suddenly overhead a stream of brightly lit satellites appeared threading across the sky. I had never seen anything like it and it was completely mind blowing.
We’d heard of Elon Musk’s Starlink train but weren’t prepared for what we saw. Perhaps we had the perfect conditions or perhaps we hadn’t been paying attention before, but it blew us away with the speed, clarity and, the reality of it.
Is it intrusive, polluting our atmosphere, technologically frightening or is it genius?
I’m not sure but it was breathtaking and I wonder if we’ll see it again with such clarity?