Have you noticed the long train of lights crossing the night sky lately?

People have counted more than 50 Starlink satellites which have been launching into space about once a week and are making appearances over southern Alberta skies courtesy of SpaceX’s satellites.

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Between 7 and 9 p.m., people have been seeing the unusually long train of SpaceX satellites travel west to east and then disappear.

SpaceX has been launching roughly 40 to 50 satellites into low-earth orbit at a pace of once per week, the first launch on Sept. 18 from Cape Canaveral Space Station in Florida.

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You can find where they will be to the minute on the website Find Starlink. Find it here

It's not all love for the Starlink. We spoke with local astronomers about the effect it'll have on the night sky.

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