geostationary[jē′ō stā′s̸hə ner′ē]
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- Of, relating to, or being a satellite that travels above Earth's equator from west to east at an altitude of approximately 35,900 kilometers (22,300 miles) and at a speed matching that of Earth's rotation, thus remaining stationary in relation to Earth.
- Of, relating to, or being the orbit of such a satellite.
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