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Re: RE: RE: starship-design: It's a bad, bad world out there

KellySt@aol.com wrote:

>No I wasn't kiding that I though a 3 kilometrer antena was small.  A few sats
>spaced around lunar orbit would make a nice 3 light secound antenna.  If we
>were really interested in looking that wouldn't be an outragious expense.

A few sats spaced in orbit could give you a baseline of 3 light seconds,
but this will only improve resolution.

Sensitivity is still limited by the total gathering area.
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