What is the orientation of geostationary satellite?
1.plane of earth's equator
2.plane of earth's pole
3.plane of earth's equator and poles
4.none of the above
 

Asked by Adwait | 3rd Oct, 2016, 08:26: AM

Expert Answer:

  • Geostationary Satellites are a special type of Geosynchronous satellite which appear to be stationary to its observers from the surface of the Earth.
  • These satellites are often used for processing or transmiting data only for a certain geographical area all-throughout.
  • This geostationary nature of the satellite can only be achieved when the orientation of the satellite is just above or at zero degrees to the equator.
  • Therefore, as per your question, option '[1].Plane of the Earth's equator' is the right answer.

Answered by Abhijeet Mishra | 3rd Oct, 2016, 11:40: AM

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