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pacific ocean region (POR)

The satellite positions of GEO satellites are assigned to international regions. The assignment knows the Atlantic Ocean Region (AOR), the Indian Ocean Region

(IOR) and the Pacific Ocean Region (POR). In the latter, the satellite position is over the Pacific Ocean.

Orbits of international communications satellites: AOR, IOR and POR. Graphic: skybees.net

Orbits of international communications satellites: AOR, IOR and POR. Graphic: skybees.net

This orbital position, which lies between the 160th and 180th degrees of longitude east, is occupied by geostationary satellites such as Intelsat satell ites, through which international communications links are switched between Australia, Japan, Indonesia, eastern China and the west coast of the USA.

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Englisch: pacific ocean region - POR
Updated at: 01.06.2012
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