[amsat-bb] Re: Geosyro orbit.
ve4yz at mts.net
Tue Sep 15 09:42:28 PDT 2009
I can't believe I couldn't Google this, so
Earth Radius at equator = 6378 km
GeoSynch orbit = aprox 36000 km above sea level or aprox 30,0000 from center
Angle = 2TAN 6378/30000 = aprox 24 degrees.
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Joe
Sent: September 15, 2009 11:07 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Geosyro orbit.
I have a couple of questions, How big is the earth from a geosyncronous
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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