Re: Geo sat's to internal power = time for them to go into shadow

From: Bjoern Gimle@GlocalNet (Gimle@GlocalNet)
Date: Wed Feb 25 2009 - 09:13:33 UTC

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    I managed to reverse my thinking, but nobody complained yet!
    
    The geoflare period starts before vernal equinox for NORTHERN observers.
    (I have the geos at -8 declination, the Sun is there on the
    evening of Feb.27. My best autumn observations were Oct.15-17)
    
    -- Björn Gimle                                            --
    -- COSPAR 5917, STAR,  +18.05447 (E), +59.34185 (N), 33 m --
    -- COSPAR 5918 WGS84,  +18.10127 (E), +59.29813 (N), 44 m --
    -- COSPAR 5919, MALMA, +18.6206  (E), +59.2615  (N), 33 m --
    
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Bjoern
    
    
    > For a given latitude, it centers around the time the Sun is near the
    > declination of the operative geos, ie the Clarke belt.
    > So the period soon starts for the observers far south. Duration ~2 weeks.
    
    
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