orbit period

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the time it takes to complete one full orbit around a celestial body

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At that altitude, the orbit period is 24 hours, which means that the satellites are stationary in relation to the Earth.
As time goes on we are detecting more and more planets which are set at longer orbit periods.
Orbit periods for the disrupted satellites vary from about 90 minutes to almost 5 hours.