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Re: sirius orbit name?



The Sirius birds are in an "Inclined Orbit".
It's explained more in the WikiPedia entry, about half
way down the page.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sirius_radio

73, Jim  KQ6EA

--- "Auke de Jong, VE6PWN" <sparkycivic@shaw.ca>
wrote:

> Hi all,
> What, if any, is the name given to the type of orbit
> that the three "Sirius" broadcast satellites use? 
> It shows as a figure-eight and altitude is between
> 24000KM, and 47000KM. 
> 
> Auke de Jong
> VE6PWN
> DO33go
> Edmonton, AB
> 
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