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Galileo, Galileo, Galileo, where to go? Navigation satellite signals flip from degraded to full TITSUP* over span of four days

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Re: Huzzah!

"Alternatively just how do you manage to set up a geostationary satellite that hovers directly over Birmingham?"

Tundra orbits: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tundra_orbit

A figure 8 pattern in the sky is possible if you're not fussed about it remaining at a constant altitude - the Japanese do it with their QZSS satellites: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quasi-Zenith_Satellite_System

The Sirius radio satellites over North America do the same sort of thing.

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