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Posted by Orla on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 1:00pm.

A satellite has a mass of 6179 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.83 ◊ 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 2.4 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.03 ◊ 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on the planetís surface?

I only want the formula.

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