Clarke's Orbit


Clarke's Orbit
Clarke's Orbit
 
['klɑːks 'ɔːbɪt; nach A. C. Clarke], die rd. 266 000 km lange, kreisförmige Umlaufbahn der geostationären Satelliten in rd. 36 000 km Höhe über dem Äquator.

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