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Homework Help: Physics - Astronomy

Posted by Leslie on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 12:48am.

A hypothetical moon is orbiting Saturn in a circular orbit that has exactly 3 times the period that an object orbiting in one of one of the gaps in Saturn's rings would have. As measured from the center of Saturn at what fraction [to 3 decimal places] of that moon's orbital radius does the ring appear? [Hint: Use Kepler's 3rd Law]

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