formula for finding the angular size of satellites

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Sun Aug 31 2003 - 08:57:23 EDT

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    I came a cross a message on seesat
    
    http://satobs.org/seesat/Oct-1997/0305.html
    
    It says the following
    
    Rob Matson was kind enough to give me a formula for finding the angular
    size of satellites. (L/R) * 206.3 = A. L = length in meters, R = range in
    kilometers, A = angular size in arc seconds.
    
    After I made a small correction to how I calculated the data, I get a close result with rob's
    would give.
    
    Kevin
    
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