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What is "satelite en tiempo real"?

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"Satelite en tiempo real" is a Spanish phrase that means "satellite in real time" and "real time satellite." The phrase is used on Spanish language sites that provide tracking of satellite data, such as the Spanish version of Google Earth.

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What is "satelite en tiempo real"?
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The word "real" in the phrase "satelite en tiempo real" is the same in both Spanish and English. The word "satelite" is the Spanish word for "satellite," while "en" means "in." Tiempo" can mean "weather," "time" or "the hour," depending on its usage. In "satelite en tiempo real," "tiempo" is being used to mean "time." Sites that provide "real-time satellite" display images of the Earth to viewers right as they are being taken by the satellite.

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