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what is satellite?

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asked Jun 23, 2016 in Science by Puskar (5,763 points) 3 34 144

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answered Jun 23, 2016 by sanjeev (19,458 points) 4 9 21
selected Jun 26, 2016 by Puskar
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A satellite is any object that moves in a curved path around a planet. The moon is Earth's original, natural satellite, and there are many man-made (artificial) satellites, usually closer to Earth. The path a satellite follows is an orbit, which sometimes takes the shape of a circle.

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