Re: Low perigee question

From: B Gimle @ComHem (@ComHem)
Date: Tue Feb 17 2009 - 14:17:03 UTC

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    If that were an inherent, constant property of the orbit, it would never
    decay !?
    IMHO, it varies with Moon/Sun positions relative to the apogee.
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    > If I remember correctly, the Molnija 2s were placed in slightly different
    > orbits so that their perigee height tended to increase rather than
    > decrease.
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