String of lights in the sky over Hackettstown
Did anyone else see the string of lights go over town from West to East around 6 pm? They were individual lights but the cellphone photo doesn’t show that. They were not moving fast. I at first thought they were a meteor.
YES, I saw, it too!!! And I'm in Long Valley, on the mountain. I was walking my dog around this same time and stopped in my tracks wondering WHAT is that?!?!?
And yes, what I saw was individual lights, not connected as the cell phone picture makes it appear.
Most likely a Starlink Satellite train.
I saw this over the summer on Lake Hopatcong. Really cool and I had never heard of it before.
These are Elon Musk’s Star Link Satellites. Supposedly, we should be able to see many of these moving 18,000 miles an hour in clusters. It’s part of the Space X Project .
Thank you for posting the sighting Mr. 4Paws!
Didn’t know about the Starlink satellite train. Bet that is what it was! Neat to see! Thanks for the explanation!!
Mr. 4Paws, I know you are a train enthusiast, so now you have an entirely different type of train to explore.
Tells you when Starlink is visible in your area, what direction it will be traveling and what time is best to see it
The starlink train will be visible the next few nights right around 6 for this area. Always fun to see the train while they are still grouped up.
Saw them tonight. They were much more separated than last night. Thanks for the heads up UniquePebbles!
I saw it too. Thanks for bringing this to my attention. It was fun to see.
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