Soyus Launch Pad Coordinates

From: Igor Lissov (lissov-i@yandex.ru)
Date: Mon Nov 14 2005 - 05:51:42 EST

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    Gerhard,
    
    > I came across a list of coordinates for a number of launch pads in Baikonur 
    > but I cannot figure out which of the pads the Soyus pad is. Does anybody know 
    > the exact coordinates for the prime Soyus launch pad (the Gagarin pad) in 
    > Baikonur?
    
    As of the Gagarin Start (Area 2, Pad 1 or 5 in different times), 
    the Russian book Gagarin na kosmodrome Baykonur lists it 
    as 4555'12''N, 6320'36''E. Check with maps.google.com promts 
    that 63.3423E 45.9200N is a better fit.
    
    Sincerely,
    Igor Lissov
    
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