Looped 6 minute time lapse of tracking the satellite Palapa B1. Palapa B1 was a communications satellite launched for Indonesia on Sally Ride's first mission to space during STS-7. Its geosynchronous orbit is 35,800 km high, making it a telescope-only object. Recorded with a modified Samsung SDC-435 and 8" LX200 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope at about f/3. 512x sens-up, low AGC, SSNR and in-camera sharpening on.