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Say Farewell To ‘Starman’ And The Orbiting Tesla: Online Event

12 Feb 2018, 23:46 UTC
Say Farewell To ‘Starman’ And The Orbiting Tesla: Online Event via Astro Bob

Larger telescopes will be able to keep track of the speeding Tesla Roadster as it continues along its solar orbit, but for small and amateur telescopes, the time is fast approaching when the car will become too faint to photograph. That’s why Italian astrophysicist Gianluca Masi is holding a “Goodbye, Tesla Roadster” event on Wednesday — Valentines Day — starting at 6:15 a.m. Central Time (12:15 UT) at his Virtual Telescope Project website, where he’ll be live streaming images of the car Just click and watch.

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