Tether length-to-width

Robert H. McNaught, Anglo-Australian Observatory (RMN@aaocbn2.aao.gov.au)
Sun, 17 Mar 1996 10:39:50 +1100 (EST)

To the naked-eye, the tether length-to-width ratio is roughly 20:1.

but at 200 magnification is 12,000x60:1 = 700,000:1 !!!
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In my last post, I forgot to convert the 12,000 arcmin to arcsec.

Rob McNaught
rmn@aaocbn1.aao.gov.au