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Re: Orbit Number Trivia Question



> Date: Sun, 04 Jan 2004 12:54:06 -0500
> From: "Michael R. Owen" <mowen@...>
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Orbit Number Trivia Question
> 
> In addition to the comments already posted by others, I would also add 
> this: in Nova's Inidividual View Configuration, Text page, you can 
> select whether you want the orbit count to increment at perigee or at 
> the northward equator crossing.
> 
> Ta-MAY-toe, Ta-Maah-toe.

Perhaps more like metric versus English.  People apparently
schedule events based on orbit numbers without always
indicating which units are being used.  I suppose this makes
it easy to miss the QSO, planet, or whatever you are
trying to hit...

-tjs
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