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Old 14th May 2022, 04:32 PM   #58
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
This page shows a Starlink satellite reentry on 4 May which might account for debris in Australia. Pure speculation on my part, of course.
Unlikely

If the re-entry went as predicted, it re-entered over Eastern Europe. There is no way any pieces could survive long enough to reach Australia, and even if they did, the track looks to take it about 100 km NE of Queensland.
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