Saturday
April 18, 2015

Homework Help: Physics please HELP

Posted by Ramana on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 6:46pm.

A meteor is approaching. Assume that the meteor started very far away from the earth and just grazes the earth. You may ignore all other forces except gravitational force between earth and meteor. Assume that mass of the meteor is much smaller than mass of the earth.

With respect to which fixed point is the angular momentum of the meteor constant in time?

a)Initial point when meteor is very far away from earth.

b) The point where meteor just grazes the earth.

c)The center of the earth.

d)There is no point where the angular momentum is constant.

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

physics - About 50,000 years ago, in an area located outside Flagstaff, Arizona...
physics - Which of the following correctly describe the gravitational attraction...
physics entry - A meteor headed straight towards the earth has an approach ...
Physics - Suppose a meteor of mass 3.30 1013 kg is moving at 32.0 km/s relative ...
Physics - When a falling meteor is at a distance above the Earth's surface of 3....
Physics - When a falling meteor is at a distance above the Earth's surface of 2....
Physics - A meteor has a speed of 90.0 m/s when 900 km above the Earth. It is ...
physics - When a spacecraft travels from Earth to the Moon, the gravitational ...
Physics - Two meteoroids 250,000 km from Earth are moving at 2.1 km/s. Meteor ...
physics - Two meteoroids 250,000 km from Earth are moving at 2.1 km/s. Meteor ...

Members