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What is a Geostationary Orbit?
An orbit that stays right above the earth in the same place and orbits as the earth does
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What is a Polar Orbit Satelite?
They orbit the earth over the two poles. They complete an orbit over the course of a few days
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What is a Geostationary satellite used for?
Communications and Military uses
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What is the use of Polar satellites?
To monitor weather changes
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What type of signal is used to communicate with sateliites?
Digital signals are sent as bursts of Microwaves
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If the gap is large, will the diffraction be greater or lesser than that of a smaller gap?
Less Diffraction
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When will diffraction be the greatest, in terms of the relationship between the gap and the wavelength?
When the Wavelength and gap are the same size
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What is a Polar Orbit Satelite?

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They orbit the earth over the two poles. They complete an orbit over the course of a few days

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What is a Geostationary satellite used for?

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What is the use of Polar satellites?

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What type of signal is used to communicate with sateliites?

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