geosynchronous love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

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  • adj. 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.

  • adj. 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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