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Orbiting object is stationary over a point on the equator of the rotating object, when in Clarke orbit

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From Arthur C. Clarke, who first proposed placing communications satellites in such an orbit.

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Clarke orbit (plural Clarke orbits)

  1. (astrophysics) geostationary Earth orbit
  2. (astrophysics) geostationary orbit (an orbit around any body)

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