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 What is geostationary orbit?

Answer A geostationary orbit describes a satellite that stays over the same area of the earth at all times. The satellite does not appear to move with respect to the ground.What makes it GeostationaryA ge... Read More »
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What is meant by a geostationary orbit?

A satellite in geostationary orbit appears to remain in the same place over the Earth's surface. This happens when the satellite has a circular orbit over the equator that exactly matches the Earth... Read More »
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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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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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What is orbit?

One noun definition of "orbit" is the bony socket surrounding the human eye. The second noun definition refers to a path of one body as it revolves around another body, such as the path of Earth mo... Read More »
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