[amsat-bb] Re: Geosyro orbit.

Ken Ernandes n2wwd at mindspring.com
Tue Sep 15 09:26:28 PDT 2009

The Earth is approximately 17.4-deg in diameter (8.7-deg radius) from Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO).

73, Ken N2WWD

-----Original Message-----
>From: Joe <nss at mwt.net>
>Sent: Sep 15, 2009 12:07 PM
>To: BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>Subject: [amsat-bb]  Geosyro orbit.
>Hi All,
>I have a couple of questions,  How big is the earth from a geosyncronous 
>(sp?) orbit.
>Like the Moon from Earth is roughly 1/2 a degree.
>What is the earth from a geo orbit? anyone know?
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