Unfortunately you cannot just wait an hour for the satellite(s) to move. Stars move through the sky all night. Sometimes there is only a small window of time to observe certain celestial bodies. If a satellite is blocking the view during that time, stargazers and astronomers will not be able study that object. And if the satellite(s) will be in the same position every night, no one will ever be able to study that body.

Also, it’s important to keep in mind that the technology that allows for the creation, launch and maintenance of satellites is a result of the knowledge gained by space travel which was inspired by centuries of work by the stargazers and astronomers that you feel are less important than internet access.

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