[amsat-bb] Re: sirius orbit name?

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at pacbell.net
Thu Feb 21 10:29:29 PST 2008

The Sirius birds are in an "Inclined Orbit".
It's explained more in the WikiPedia entry, about half
way down the page.

73, Jim  KQ6EA

--- "Auke de Jong, VE6PWN" <sparkycivic at shaw.ca>

> Hi all,
> What, if any, is the name given to the type of orbit
> that the three "Sirius" broadcast satellites use? 
> It shows as a figure-eight and altitude is between
> 24000KM, and 47000KM. 
> Auke de Jong
> DO33go
> Edmonton, AB
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