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Posted by ajo on Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 3:43pm.

A satellite has a mass of 5850kg and is in a circular orbit 4.1*10^5m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is two hours. the radius of the planet is 4.15*10^6m.What is the true weight of the satellite when it is at rest on the planet's surface?

can anyone please give me some hints to do it? THANKS A LOT!

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