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 How big is pluto's orbit?

Answer According to NASA, Pluto has an irregular, oval-shaped orbit. At one point during the 248 years it takes Pluto to circle the Sun, this dwarf planet is an incredible 49.3 astronomical units from the... Read More »
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Does dbs also known as direct broadcast satellite such as directv and dishtv orbit in a geosynchronous orbit?

Answer Yes, the satellites orbit in a geosynchronous orbit, as with most all communications satellites. (Some exceptions are satellites such as the global positioning satellites.)
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Does dbs also known as direct broadcast satellite such as directv and dishtv orbit in a geosynchronous orbit and why?

YESSatellites in geostationary orbit have an orbital period that is exactly the same as the Earth's rotational period. This means that looking from Earth the satellite appears to be stationary in t... Read More »
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Is the HST still in orbit?

Yes. Servicing Mission 4, carried out by the shuttle in May 2009, repaired the Hubble Space Telescope to keep it functioning until 2014. The current location of the telescope is featured on an int... Read More »
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What does orbit mean?

Orbit is a term often used in science to describe one object's path around another in space. Objects in orbit move along different paths, with some being circular and others being elliptical. Objec... Read More »
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