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Re: NY ranks #1 in Internet b/w

  • From: Iljitsch van Beijnum
  • Date: Sun Nov 04 12:33:29 2001

On Sun, 4 Nov 2001, Brett Frankenberger wrote:

> > is done with the 22500 mi figure) the satellite is either farther away or
> > closer, depending on the location of the observer and the orbit of the
> > satellite. The difference is substantial: up to 4000 miles.

> geosynchronous orbit is 22500 miles from the *surface* of the earth.

Ok, this means if the satellite is just over the horizon it's actually
26500 miles away.





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