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Characterizing the All-Sky Brightness of Satellite Mega-Constellations and the Impact on Astronomy Research

@inproceedings{Krantz2021CharacterizingTA,
  title={Characterizing the All-Sky Brightness of Satellite Mega-Constellations and the Impact on Astronomy Research},
  author={H. Krantz and Eric C. Pearce and Adam Block},
  year={2021}
}
Measuring photometric brightness is a common tool for characterizing satellites. However, characterizing satellite mega-constellations and their impact on astronomy research requires a new approach and methodology. A few measurements of singular satellites are not sufficient to fully describe a megaconstellation and assess its impact on modern astronomical systems. Characterizing the brightness and impact of a satellite mega-constellation requires a comprehensive measurement program conducting… 

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