Re: SL-16

Bart De Pontieu (bdp@blackadder.lmsal.com)
Sat, 14 Aug 1999 12:49:03 -0700

On Sat, 14 Aug 1999 Mir16609@aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 8/14/99 12:09:43 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
> starman@camtech.net.au writes: 
> >  The tumble period
> >  increases( rotation rate deceases) because of eddy current damping.
> 
> Thanks for the explantion, Tony.  I had no luck searching the SeeSat-L 
> archieve "latest" for the word "magnetic".  

Check out:

http://www2.satellite.eu.org/tumble/tumbleintro.html
http://www2.satellite.eu.org/tumble/rottheory.html
 
Cheers,
      Bart, bart@satellite.eu.org