Astra Sat Direction

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    Hi,

    The Astra sats are at 28.2 East. Ok, so is that 28.2 degrees past East on a compass (73.2 degrees from North). Most people suggest it should point nearly south would that mean 28.2 degrees towards east from south (151.8 degrees from north). I'm trying to work out the best site to fit my dish.

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    It's east of south.
     
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    28.2 E is not a compass bearing, but a point over the equator at Longitude 28.2E. The actual bearing will depend on your location.
     
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    Found this great website the other day.

    SES ASTRA - Installation assistant

    Gets you sorted for the astra sats. Takes into account any obstructions that may cause you problems too.
     

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