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Orbits of the STEREO spacecraft about the Sun


STEREO's final destination orbits, reached three months after launch. Spacecraft A orbits faster than Earth and thus moves ahead while Spacecraft B orbits more slowly so that is falls behind. The spacecraft separate from each other at about 45 degrees per year. - NASA

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