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Re: AO-40 Final Orbit



on 11/20/00 1:35 PM, Deon Erwin at zr1dq@qsl.net wrote:

> The AO-40 transfer orbit is very favourable to us in the southern hemisphere
> and I wonder what final orbit we can expect?
> 
> Are orbital elements available to indicate the final orbit of AO-40?
> 
> Deon ZR1DQ
> 

The final orbit will be inclined at 63 degrees.  People in the far southern
hemisphere will have a visibility of about 5 hours per day.

It won't be as favorable.

73,

Jon
NA9D

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Jon Ogden
NA9D (ex: KE9NA)

Member:  ARRL, AMSAT, DXCC, NRA

http://www.qsl.net/ke9na

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