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A video recorded by my friend whilst i was present in his back yard, where at night we have an un-tainted crystal clear view of the stars and the "stars" and the...
they are there, most nights, most clear nights you will see one sure as day. They appear to be moving, sometimes. sometimes they float around or stay still or accompany an ultra-bright white object.
Originally posted by Clearskies
"Yea, that's a Navy surveillance satellite. If I had a grid, I could tell you where they all are."
posted on 30-7-2008 at 11:05 PM
If the object is stationary, it is a "multiple star". It is, literally, more than one star that interact with each other. The fact that it is more than one is what causes the "twinkling", have multiple colors, and even appear to vanish befor your eyes!
I sure with that aspiring astronomer I knew from here a couple years ago was still around, a young dude I believe from the Netherlands, always had something about astro-stuff as his avatar, gawd I learned SO MUCH from him.