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Posted by jasmine on Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 6:30pm.

the near earth asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR), after travelling 2.1 billion km, is meant to orbit the asteroid Eros at a height of about 15 km from the asteroidal center. Eros is roughly box-shaped, with dimensions 40km x 6km x 6km. Assume eros has a density (mass/ volume) of about 2.3 x 10^3 kg/m^3.
a) what will be the period of NEAR as it orbits Eros?
b) If eros were a sphere witht he same mass and density, waht would be its radius.
c)what would g be at the surface of this spherical Eros?

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