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April 18, 2014

Posted by **OIan** on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 3:37am.

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The radius of the earth is 6370 km.

- Physics :(( help please TT -
**Steve**, Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:14amorbital radius = 6370+320=6690km

orbital circumference is thus 2pi*6690 = 42034km

divide that (in meters) by 800 m/s to get the period in seconds.

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