A string of satellites
My wife Antoinette and I recently stayed at one of the Eagle’s Nest chalets at Klein-Aus Vista in southern Namibia. I set up my camera to take photos of the Milky Way around 8 pm one evening and when I looked up, I saw a satellite. I called my wife over and we realised there wasn’t only one – there were three in a row. I left my camera shutter open for 30 seconds and took this photo.
We ended up seeing eight satellites moving in the same orbit that night, also the same distance apart.
FREDDIE VAN RENSBURG, Pretoria