Radio Show: Guide to Satellite Hunting

Written by The Night Sky Guy on July 22, 2009 – 3:34 pm -

Coming up on my next CBC Radio One column today (Wednesday) we talk about spotting satellites above your backyard and how to conduct your own satellite hunting expedition. Tune in to the drive-home show between 3 pm and 6 pm on your city’s local CBC Radio One station.

Here are some online resources that can help you further explore satellites from your computer and backyard.

Space.com article on how to spot various manmade objects in the sky
NASA has its own SkyWatch page for catching satellites
NASA produced LIVE Tracking Chart of orbiting satellites
Read my recent blog entry on how to read those viewing charts
How-to article and 101 guide on finding iridium flares


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