[LMB] Soletta Physics Demystified

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Thu Nov 5 22:05:21 GMT 2020



> On Nov 5, 2020, at 2:47 PM, Luke Bretscher <rocketman0739 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 1. An orbit might be considered "relatively" low, even if it were not
> low enough to encounter atmospheric effects. For Earth, an orbit above
> the atmosphere is still rather below a geostationary orbit.
> 2. We must imagine that, at this point in the future, materials
> science has advanced quite a bit. Rotating a large structure every few
> hours would probably be achievable.
> 3. That could be avoided by constant orbital adjustment to keep the
> soletta's orbital plane orthogonal to the Sun-Komarr axis.

Our geostationary orbit is where it is because our rotation period is 24 hours.   What is Komarr’s rotation period?


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