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Posted by kellie on Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 7:23pm.

Compute the orbital radius of an earth satellite that has an equatorial orbit and always remains above a fixed point P on the earth's surface. Communication satellites have such "geosynchronous" orbits (see figure). These satellites are used to relay radio and television signals around the world.

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