What is the difference between artificial satellite and natural satellite ? State any 5 difference between them.

The differences between artificial satellite and natural satellites are as follows :

Natural Satellites
Artificial Satellites

1. They are formed naturally.

Example- Moon, Titan, etc.

1. They are man-made.

Example- Aryabhatta, Sputnik 1, etc.

2. They are permanent.2. They are temporary.
3. They are not controlled by humans.3. They are controlled by humans.
4. They are not used for communication.4. They are used to communicate with special instruments on earth.

5. They influence nature, eg waves etc. 

5. They can't influence nature.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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