Re: Moon

From: Jeffrey Simpson (
Date: Tue Jan 22 2002 - 16:47:02 EST

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    From: Tony Beresford <>
    To: "Jude Galvin" <>
    Subject: Re: Moon
    Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 17:37:03 +1030
    At 13:48 22/01/02, you wrote:
     >Am I right to assume a satellite at the Lagrange position would be a sync
     >moon/earth object? I seem to think we have one there right now or shortly.
    MAP is doing the usual halo orbit behaviour arond the Langrangian2 point
    of the Earth Sun system, not the Eaeth Moon system. This is much further
    out from Earth. Its about magnitude 19, and detectable (= nuisance ) to
    the asteroid surveys. A form of TLE can be found among other
    high eccentricity nuisances for the planets protectors at
    Tony Beresford
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