Snapshots of satellites

Llew

Llew

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#1
Some nice photographs of various satellite slots can be seen here:


www.satcom.freeserve.co.uk/geos.htm

Didn't know they wobble around that much O-Ha

Llew
 
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#2
Llew said:
Didn't know they wobble around that much O-Ha

Llew
Yes Llew it is surprising we receive the transmission quality we do when you view those pictures. I vaguely remember reading somewhere that it was the amount of gas on board that determined the life of a satellite as once the gas has expired they are unable to correct any drift and relocate a satellite back in its true slot.
 
PaulR

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#3
Some nice photographs of various satellite slots can be seen here
Ah, another reader of TV magazine methinks.

PaulR
 
Llew

Llew

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PaulR said:
Ah, another reader of TV magazine methinks.

PaulR
It's a fair cop, Guv :p
 
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h**p://aida.astroinfo.org/sposetti/

Download the "Fireworks movies"
 
UT666

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cool stuff...
will have to try that one day...

some of my own astro stuff..
h**p://www.uea.ac.uk/~a273473/astro.html

UT.
 
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Hey, you guys rock. What a fantastic thread. Thanks fellas!
 
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