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Posted by **Holly** on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 12:31pm.

A 602 kg geosynchronous satellite or-

bits a planet similar to Earth at a radius

1.98 × 105 km from the planet’s center. Its

angular speed at this radius is the same as the

rotational speed of the Earth, and so they ap-

pear stationary in the sky. That is, the period

of the satellite is 24 h .

What is the force acting on this satellite?

Answer in units of N

011 (part 2 of 2) 10.0 points

What is the mass of this planet?

Answer in units of kg

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