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Posted by Ben on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 1:34pm.

A satellite has a mass of 5381 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.30 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 2.06 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.09 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on the planet's surface?

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