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A satellite is in a parking orbit if its period is


Question

A satellite is in a parking orbit if its period is

Options

A) less than the period of the earth

B) more than the period of the earth

C) equal to the period of the earth

D) the square of the period of the earth


The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

A satellite is said to be in a parking orbit if its period is exactly equal to the period of the earth as it turns its own orbit;. which is about 24hrs

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