Geostationary

Technology / Television (TV) / Geostationary: Satellites orbit the Earth 22,300 miles above the Equator and rotate at the same relative speed and direction as the Earth's surface. Therefore, the satellites appear stationary. There are well over 300 geostationary satellites around the globe.

Geostationary Satellite

Science / Weather / Geostationary Satellite: An orbiting weather satellite that maintains the same position over the equator during the earth's rotation. Also known as GOES, an acronym for Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite. Relat MORE

Satellite

Science / Genetics / Satellite: A chromosomal segment that branches off from the rest of the chromosome but is still connected by a thin filament or stalk. MORE

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