stationary orbit

noun

astronautics an orbit lying in, or approximately in, the plane of the equator for which the orbital period is equal to the spin period of the central body

Nearby words

  1. station-to-station,
  2. stationary,
  3. stationary engine,
  4. stationary engineer,
  5. stationary front,
  6. stationary point,
  7. stationary state,
  8. stationary wave,
  9. stationer,
  10. stationers' company

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