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Re: NY ranks #1 in Internet b/w
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.