Re: CALIPSO Laser Observation

From: Vladislav Gooba via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:09:12 +0200
>Applying some rusty geometry to the photograph calculates the LIDAR ground
>track passing 2000 meters east of the satellite track.

Is this always so? I have read that the laser is directed at an angle of 3 degrees from nadir. So the best opportunities to look is 87 deg. altitude pass westward? Is it directed eastward all time or it changes it's direction?

Sincerely
Vlad
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