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A manmade object revolves around the earth or any other planet in a fixed orbit is called an artificial satellite.


Based on their function satellites are of various types-


a. Weather satellite- Study and prediction of weather.


b. Communication satellite – Establish communication between different location of the world.


c. Broadcast satellite – Telecasting of tv programmes.


d. Navigational satellite – Fix the location of any place on the earth’s surface.


e. Military satellite – Collect information for security aspects.


f. Earth observation satellite – Study of forests, deserts, oceans, polar ice etc.


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