Sputnik "now in definite orbit"
tne:SDeed thejhour. Dr. Levitt said. I of PHILADELPHIA, Saturday, Oct. 5 Dr. I. M. Levitt, director of the Franklin Institute Planetarium, said this morning the Russian earth satellite apparently tr entered a definite circling the globe every 92 to 94 minutes. He made the observation on ns oasis of signals picked up re-from the satellite by a ham operator at nearby Westville, N. J- The orbit interval indicated"" Satellite Now in Definite Orbit, Scientist Concludes by the signals shows the speed Dr. Levitt said Gagnon's satel- h j of the satellite at the expected ,ite ..bo,p- was on lne proper the;speed of about 18,000 miles an ,,. ; . onnn. '.,',., HIT Dr Levitt Said iiniucmj ul iu.mw mcsoi-jvica Th'o ham nnnr-tn,- Art r.,. and at the expected interval. i iic iictiii uiJtiriiui, ah viHi; 1 fmm ,hr.i -if in m ia U ic i r., h;t ' n.. i n. iit p. m. EDT) and the signals re- said. The signals have been now;p,irvpri at about 1:01 in 1-ns niclceH nn in all sections of the j a m ; country. ' ni-Mvinc. . j., ioio ur.i inis is lau piooi uiai i is a iiicvm ne n-ti-ivuu uie nisi sin- sait-une iiiu mil jum a siauun