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 How big is the moon's orbit?

Answer The moon has an elliptical orbit around the Earth. At its perigee, the minimum distance, it is 225,558 miles away. At its apogee, the maximum distance, it is 251,655 miles away. The moon's average ... Read More »
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How many moons orbit pluto?

Three moons orbit Pluto, a dwarf planet that was considered the ninth planet in the solar system until 2006, according to NASA. The largest moon, known as Charon, was found in 1979. In 2005, a grou... Read More »
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What Forces Cause Moons to Orbit Planets?

The force that causes moons to orbit planets is gravity. Gravity is one of the four fundamental forces in the universe, with the other three (the strong force, the weak force and the electromagneti... 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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