Sun-synchronous Orbit Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) An orbit in which the satelliteÂ’s orbital plane is at a fixed orientation to the sun, i.e., the orbit precesses about the earth at the same rate that the earth orbits the sun.
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