Communication satellites are in ____.

A. Semi Synchronous orbit
B. Geosynchronous orbit
C. Geostationary orbit
D. Synchronous orbit

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Geostationary orbit


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Communications satellites are artificial satellites that relay receive signals from an earth station and then retransmits the signal to other earth stations. They commonly move in a geostationary orbit. A geostationary orbit also referred to as a geosynchronous equatorial orbit, is a circular geosynchronous orbit 35,786 kilometers above Earth’s equator and following the direction of Earth’s rotation.