synchronous orbit definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A geostationary orbit.
synchronous orbit definition by Wiktionary
(plural synchronous orbits)
- (Military) A satellite orbit where the orbital period is equal to, or multiples of, the Earth’s rotational period; i.e. making one, two, three, etc., orbits in a 24-hour period.
- sun-synchronous orbit