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STARRY EYED Elon Musk's rogue fleet of internet satellites so big it's 'blocking view of

• The Sun

ELON Musk has been accused of blocking our view of the stars with his Starlink internet satellites.

The billionaire's firm SpaceX has launched dozens of "broadband" probes into orbit – but has been slammed for filling the sky with "space junk".

 This image tweeted by a researcher shows Starlink satellites crossing an image frame

The astronomer added: "Rather depressing...this is not cool!"

Back in June, the International Astronomical Union issued a statement complaining about the reflective Starlink satellites.

It argued that the probes could be "detrimental to the sensitive capabilities of large ground-based astronomical telescopes".