Geostationary Satellites - GOES E

  • Geostationary satellites are positioned over the equator

  • they orbit the earth at the same rate as the earths rotation

  • this allows for a continuous view of the same location

  • The U.S. has two geostationary satellites:

    • GOES-E -->>

      • located at 0N, 75W

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