geosynchronous love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or being an orbit that has a period of one sidereal day.
  • adjective Geostationary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or having an orbit with a fixed period of 24 hours (although the position in the orbit may not be fixed with respect to the earth)


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