Re: Sunangle and skymap

From: Ed Davies (
Date: Sun Mar 10 2002 - 18:44:22 EST

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    Kevin Fetter wrote:
    > The clerke belt, or clark belt is the area of space above the earth's
    > equator where the geo sats are placed. ...
    Actually, it's the other likely spelling - after Arthur C. Clarke who 
    first proposed the idea of using geostationary satellites for 
    communications relays in the February 1945 issue of Wireless World 
    magazine.  No, I haven't read this letter though it would be quite fun
    to find it in a library somewhere - but refer you to his book "How the 
    World Was One" amongst other references on the subject.
    Same chap as what wrote 2001 with Stanley Kubrick plus a lot of other
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