Geosynchronous meaning

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Of, relating to, or being an orbit that has a period of one sidereal day.
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Geostationary.
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A communications satellite that orbits the earth in one day. At any given time of day, it always appears over the same location on the planet. See geostationary and geocentric.
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Refers to the orbit of a satellite whose rate of revolution is matched to the rotation period of the Earth. A special case is the geostationary orbit which is is circular and equatorial, so that the satellite appears to be fixed over a particular point on Earth's sky.
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