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The world of Conspiracies is an increasingly complex one. The area of Fake Satellites is sometimes found within the Moon Hoax conspiracy, the Flat Earth or both. One will try to support the other. Most Fake Satellite followers accept that all satellites / space travel is a complete fabrication regardless of any other belief. They invent their own laws of Physics to try to convince others that they are the new ‘Isaac Newton’s’ without providing any real evidence, mathematics or experiments; just constant strings of words that make sense to them but doesn’t reflect reality in any way.
These two images were taken 1.6km apart, at the same time from our observing site in northern Arizona. If you take into account the two differing start and finishing points of both satellites and use the angular difference, it is relatively easy to calculate that these were approximately 740 & 940km away respectively. Are there drones or aircraft as such conspiracy people claim this far out? Any amateur can carry out the same experiment but no conspiracy supporter will ever bother.
Gain access to a telescope such as someone with an LX200, ask them if they can zoom in on the International Space Station or any large satellite and take a peak. Nobody can stop you from doing just this...
Below; Satellite paths are never affected by the weather; the reason is obvious if a little thought is given. Such orbits are in perfect straight lines across the sky as they are all flying above the weather itself. The orbits are curving around the globe, but we only see a tiny part of the whole, so it seems straight. If a much longer part of the trail was recorded, a slight curve will be observed due to the orbit around the spherical earth.