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Buggy Surface of Gilly

Can it be explained exactly how the surface of Gilly is buggy. Thecoshman (talk) 08:11, 28 September 2012 (UTC)

Inconsistent Orbit-Height Data

The article claims that an orbit under 20,000 meters is unwise and usually results in a collision. The information box claims the highest surface elevation is a mere 6,400 meters. If the second point is true, any orbit above 6,400 meters should be safe, and the 20,000 meter claim is garbage. Which is true? -Marbediah Kerbin (talk) 20:45, 10 March 2013 (CDT)

The highest elevation in the infobox is based on the ISA Mapsat graphic, which is from 0.18.2, so I would say this is a more reasonable value. Although the sentence says that there could be clipping with an orbit under 20 km and in 0.17.1 there were collision detection issues fixed which maybe make an orbit lower than 20 km fine. I've never been to Gilly so I didn't test it. —XZise (talk) 10:33, 11 March 2013 (CDT)
I just mapped Gilly at an altitude of 8015m, no collisions. Edited the page accordingly. — Saiko (talk) 08:22, 21 March 2013 (CDT)

Velocity of Gilly at Ap/Pe

Ran calculations for eccentricity, and the orbital speeds of Gilly at its apsides give wildly different results. calculating at Apoapsis Yields an eccentricity of around .54, while calculating at Periapsis gives an eccentricity of around .49. can anyone find more accurate numbers? - Rory Yammomoto