RE: TiPS tether angular length

Ted Molczan (molczan@fox.nstn.ca)
Mon, 24 Jun 1996 18:52:59 -0400

Robert McNaught wrote:

>would imply one or more of the initial assumptions are in error.  Certainly,
>if the tether were perpendicular to the line of sight when overhead, it
>would subtend 0.42 deg, so a moderate tilt could happily accomodate Paul's
>observation.

I get 360 * 4 / (2 * PI * 1019) = 0.225 deg

bye for now