Re: Oldest SAT. 34 deg orbit

Tue, 15 Jun 1999 00:32:42 -0400 wrote:
> Does "34.5 degree orbit" mean that the satellite is usually over 34.5 degrees> latitude?

No, it means that during one orbit, it will travel as far north and south as
34.5 degrees latitude.  It reaches those spots for just a moment and spends the
rest of the time traveling between them.

Jay Respler
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