I want to ping a satellite, or ping some far off computer and know for sure that somewhere in the traceroute is a satellite hop
I know that if I ping a computer in , say, australia (i am in the UK) there is a high chance it will have gone through a satellite at some point, but the only method I have seen online for identifying a satellite hop is that there will be a high response time (600~ms), this doesnt sound like an guarentee'd method for identifying a satellite though.
Towards the end of the traceroute there is a hop that just have asterisks and apparently this could mean that the hop is filtering out icmp, is this common for satellites? if so then could the asterisk'd hops be satellites?
How can I be sure that a hop is a satellite, or is there a list that might contain satellites and their ip addresses?