[Loadstone] visible satellites

David W Wood g3yxx at guildford-physio.demon.co.uk
Wed Jan 21 19:33:28 GMT 2009

Hi all:

A conundrum for the academics.

I have just returned from a much needed holiday in a location of
28.5N 16.5W approximately.
Otherwise known as Tenerife.

The number of visible satellites was frequently reported to be 9 or 10,
occasionally even 11 and 12.

On one occasion, 13.

On my return I have spoken with a friend who derived the algorithms for the
Surrey University satellites to explain why 13, but we cannot conclude why
this high number.

The usual explanation is 12 per hemisphere, but in reality I believe them to
be 8 in three 120 degree out of phase orbits.

Can anyone elucidate?

David W Wood


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