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Old Jan 25th 2011, 05:52 AM   #1
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How do you find the TIME INTERVAL when two satellites will be in conjunction again?

so if there are 2 geostationary satellites, one with periodic time of 306777 seconds and the other 617777 seconds how to do find out how long after they are in conjunction they will be again??


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Old Jan 25th 2011, 10:31 AM   #2
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How can geostationary satellites have different periods?

Geostationary satellites are stationary relative to a certain point of the Earth and hence have a period of about 24 hours (or if you prefer, 23 hours 56 minutes and 4 seconds = 86164 s)

Or if you're not talking about geostationary satellites, you find the least common denominator or the two periodic times.
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