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what is difference between geostationary and geosynchronous orbit
A geostationary orbit is a special type of geosynchronous orbit. When an object is in a geosynchronous orbit it means that it is traveling around the Earth at the same speed that the Earth is rotating. To someone on the Earth, the object will always appear in the same region in the sky but it might move slightly north or south. When an object is in geostationary orbit, it is orbiting at the same speed as Earth rotates, but it orbits around the equator. From the Earth’s surface, an object in a geostationary orbit looks like it is not moving at all.