Re: More GEO questions

Date: Sun Oct 14 2001 - 02:13:37 EDT

  • Next message: Leo Barhorst: "Obs Oct 14"

    > I made a spreadsheet out of the formulas provided by you all (thank you) and
    > played with the altitudes.
    > Obviously for a satellite to be geostationary it's speed decreases as it's
    > altitude decreases, which will cause crash and burn at altitudes less than
    > 22,300 miles (13640km).
    Among the features of the prediction program, MrOrbit, you get apparent
    and actual speed at any point in the orbit. YOu can make theoretical
    orbits to see how the values differ.
    Jay Respler
       Satellite Tracker * Early Typewriter Collector
               Freehold, New Jersey
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