geostationary orbit

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Noun1.geostationary orbit - a geosynchronous orbit that is fixed with respect to a position on the Earth
geosynchronous orbit - a circular orbit around the Earth having a period of 24 hours
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Clarke belt, which is a geostationary orbit, often referred to as a geosynchronous equatorial orbit, is a circular geosynchronous orbit 35,786 km above Earth's equator all the telecommunications and television satellites are put on.
New members joining the association during this past 12 months include: Isotropic Networks, SES Government, iDirect Government, Globecomm, OneWeb, Panasonic, Thales, Phasor, MVS, CLS America, Comsat and Clarke Belt 2.0.
Today this ring of satellites is often referred to as the Clarke Belt in his honor.