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Re: Determining orbit number



If I recall correctly, a new orbit, or orbit number increase, occurs when 
the satellite crosses the equator from the southern hemisphere to the 
northern hemisphere.


73,

Jeff  WB3JFS


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bryan Green" <bag@mac.com>
To: "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, November 28, 2008 7:09 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Determining orbit number


> Greetings, all:
>
> How do you determine the orbit number of a satellite, and what are the
> conventions to determining when the orbit number changes?
>
> Thanks in advance for the information.
>
> -- bag KL7CN/W6 CM98fn
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