Satellite Communications Glossary

Satellite Communications — Subsatellite Point







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Information on Subsatellite Point

The point at which a line between the satellite and the centre of the Earth intersects the Earth’s surface is called the subsatellite point.

Other topics in our resources on Satellite Communications related to Subsatellite Point include: 
  • Kepler's Laws
  • Geosynchronous orbit
  • satellite orbit
  • low earth orbit (LEO)
  • medium earth orbit (MEO)
  • highly elliptical orbit (HEO)
  • geostationary earth orbit (GEO)
  • equatorial orbit
  • polar orbit
  • period
  • intermediate circular orbit (ICO)
  • line of apsides
  • descending node
  • azimuth

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