Re: Distribution of Geosynchronous Satellites

From: Robert G Fenske Jr (fenske@rgfpc.electro.swri.edu)
Date: Tue Apr 22 2003 - 09:43:48 EDT

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    On Tue, 22 Apr 2003, Ulhas Deshpande wrote:
    
    > Please what does RAAN stand for
    > Thanks
    > Ulhas Deshpande
    
    	RAAN = Right ascension of the ascending node.  The angular point
    (longitude) at which a satellite's orbit crosses the equator from south to
    north.
    
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