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Posted by Kaylee on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 9:01pm.

Asteroid satellite: While on its way to Jupiter in 1993, the Galileo spacecraft made a flyby of asteroid Ida. Images captured (Fig. P5.66) of Ida discovered that the asteroid has a tiny moon of its own, since given the name Dactyl. Measurements found that Ida to be about 55 ◊ 24 ◊ 22 km in size, and that Dactylís orbit period and radius are approximately 27 h and 94 km respectively. From this data determine Idaís approximate

mass

density

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