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user-inactivated  ·  1650 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Musk’s Boring Company is now just a paved tunnel for Teslas

I feel like maybe I get this conversation, but I'm not sure. Are the two men talking about sunlight reflecting off the I.S.S. making it visible and Musk is missing the mark?

tacocat  ·  1650 days ago  ·  link  ·  

One wanted to know why the ISS shows up in his astrophotography all the time and Musk thinks it's because it has 8 billion lumen light bulbs on the outside

thenewgreen  ·  1649 days ago  ·  link  ·  

So, when it’s seen in the night sky it has nothing to do with its size and the lights in/on it?

tacocat  ·  1649 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Pretty much