Far Satellite

Catalog #: 020-03-0003
Parent Exhibit: Eyes on Earth
Description: High Altitue Flier: Discover the science behind geostationary orbits. At the top of the component, a lighted globe spins on its axis. On the ground, at about three feet from the surface of the globe, three projectors beam white light satellites. The distance between the globe and the satellites show the relative distance a satellite must be from the Earth in order to be in geostationary orbit. By following the satellite path, you become a geostationary satellite.
Approximate Component Dimensions: H 52 inches | W 48 inches | D 48 inches
Site Requirements
Power Required: Yes
Powered From: Floor
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