finding the closest satellite

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Technomate Rciever&Dish
TM 1000D 88cm
DiSEqc H-H Motor
TM-2100A
My Location
Wiltshire UK.
#1
hi every one

here i am yet another novice.in fact a novice is one step ahead of me but i'm a quick learner indeed.could any one tell me how to find the highest sattelite in the sky ie.the closest one to my longetude .if my longetude is
-1.822 would skynet4c with a longitude of -1.1 be the best one to get a chance of tracking the arc ?how about thor 1 degree west ?
 

Llew

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Triple Dragon, Dreambox 8000, Echostar AD3000ip, TBS6522,6925,6983 PCie cards.
Gibertini 1.25m motorised dish driven by the AD3000, with either Inverto BU Quad or Norsat / XMW Ka LNBs . SMW 1.05m + 3 other dishes. Speccy: Promax HD Ranger+
My Location
The Flatlands of East Anglia
#2
Hi, welcome to the forum.

Forget skynet - it's a satellite used for military comms. Yes, Thor 1W will be close enough for your location.

Llew
 
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7
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My Satellite Setup
Technomate Rciever&Dish
TM 1000D 88cm
DiSEqc H-H Motor
TM-2100A
My Location
Wiltshire UK.
#3
Thanks Llew.
 
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