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There float a lot of satellites in space which are all used for different purposes. There are different types and that are used for navigation, weather, spy, observation, research, and furthermore, there are space telescopes and ruimtesonden. All the satellites are in an orbit around the earth and therefore still in other places, depending on their purpose. Many satellites are from the earth are visible because they reflect sunlight, although this is not for all satellites is true, because the farther they are from the earth are, the worse they are visible. To know where a satellite is located and to predict when they will from your location visible, there is a useful app. Orbit is a service to satellites in real time to locate and to follow. So you know exactly when you at night to the sky to look.

Orbit - Satellite Tracking is free to use and available for iOS and Android.

A satellite is an artificial satellite, a moon that is man-made and the space shot. The first satellite, in 1957, launched, and since then, thousands have followed. They do not work all the more, and there are now 1,400 satellites that orbit the earth. They are certainly not all to see, but if you are a lover and you want a satellite to see than you can see with the Orbit immediately where and when a satellite in the near visible. In addition, the satellites that are above you in the sky to identify, so you know what satellite it is. Therefore, you must share your location with the app.

When the Orbit starts and you'll immediately see the globe around it all available satellites. If you are on one of these satellites, then immediately the track to the earth appears. In the top right corner you will see like the name of the satellite appear.

All the way in the upper left corner are the known satellites to select, such as ISS, NOAA, ORBCOMM, Globalstar, GPS, Galileo and Geostationary. When you click one of these options and you'll immediately see where the satellite or satellites at that time. Many stations contain multiple satellites, and if you re right at the top, click then each satellite separately to select it, and you will immediately see the orbit of the earth.

At the bottom of your screen, you will find a menu with a few tabs. By default this option is 'Globe'. If you click 'Visibility', then you will see a long list with the various satellites and the times at which they are visible on your location.

The globe with your fingers to rotate, and you zoom easily in and out. If you click the tab 'Options' button then you will see some great information about your location. So you can still see the height of the satellites above the earth, and the total distance from your location.

Orbit has the following characteristics:

  • follows and locates the satellites in real time,
  • available for free for iOS and Android,
  • lets see when a satellite is visible at your location,
  • choose from a number of known satellites and space stations,
  • move the globe with your fingers,
  • check out cool information about your location.

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You can free download Orbit and safe install the latest trial or new full version for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit, 86) from the official site.

Devices: Desktop PC, Laptop (ASUS, HP, DELL, Acer, Lenovo, MSI), Ultrabook

OS: Professional, Enterprise, Education, Home Edition, versions: 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, 1803, 1809 - Overview features and capabilities software, apps for Windows 10
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