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March 30, 2017

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physics
Io, one of the moons of Jupiter, circles Jupiter once every 1.77 days. The radius of its orbit is 4.22 X 108 m. If this orbit is circular, what is the mass of Jupiter?
July 12, 2012 by Jessica

jupiter and earth
The planet of Jupiter is more than 300 times more massive than earth.however,an object scarcely weighs 3 times as much on the surface of Jupiter as it does on the surface of the earth. How can that be? Determine the radius of Jupiter in terms of earth radii.
May 30, 2010 by phelile

Science
the force of gravity on jupiter is much stronger than the force of gravity on earth. which of the following explains why this is true. A. Jupiter's orbit is farther away from the Sun and Earths orbit B. Jupiter has more mass than Earth C. Jupiter's orbit is closer to the Sun ...
April 23, 2015 by Abby

Physics
The largest moon in the solar system is Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter. Ganymede orbits at a distance of 1.07 X 10^9 m from the center of Jupiter with an orbital period of about 6.18 X 10^5 s. Using this information, find the mass of Jupiter.
November 9, 2011 by Cooper

physics
One of the moons of Jupiter is Io. The distance between the centre of Jupiter and the centre of Io is 4.22 x 10^8 m. If the force of gravitational attraction between Io and Jupiter is 6.35 x 10^22 N, what must be the mass of Io?
April 24, 2011 by aly

physics
(a) One of the moons of Jupiter, named Io, has an orbital radius of 4.22 108 m and a period of 1.77 days. Assuming the orbit is circular, calculate the mass of Jupiter. (b) The largest moon of Jupiter, named Ganymede, has an orbital radius of 1.07 109 m and a period of 7.16 ...
October 22, 2013 by Jackie

Physics
The moon Europa, of the planet Jupiter, has an orbital period of 3.55 days and an average distance from the center of the planet equal to 671,000 km. If the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration at the surface of Jupiter is 2.36 times greater than that on the surface of ...
September 22, 2009 by Amzz

Science
Please help me to solve this equation. Than you for your time and efforts. Here is the question? Jupiter at its closest approach to earth is about 630,000,000 kilometers, the diameter of Jupiter is 140,000 km, calculate the angular diameter of Jupiter in arc seconds. 206,265 ...
January 17, 2015 by Jay

physics
The physics of gravity and satellite motion around Jupiter. A satellite of mass 2.00 x 104 kg is placed in orbit around Jupiter. The mass of Jupiter is 1.90 x 1027 kg. The distance between the satellite and the centre of Jupiter is 7.24 x 107 m. a) Determine the force of ...
April 24, 2011 by aly

science
how do jupiter's moons stay in orbit around jupiter? Gravity.
May 6, 2007 by s

PHYSICS
Io is a satellite in Jupiter. The radius of its orbit is 422000 km. Its period is 1.77 days. Calculate the mass of Jupiter.
September 24, 2010 by Angela

science
a 40kg student goes to jupiter where the rate of acceleration is 24.5m/s squared what is the students weight on jupiter?
April 10, 2012 by melissa

physical
During July 1995 the comet Shemaker-Levy 9 smashed into Jupiter in a spectacular fashion. The comet actually consisted of 21 distinct pieces, the largest of which had a mass of about 4x1012 kg and a speed of 6x104 m/s. Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system , has a ...
April 18, 2013 by Mervyn

algebra
Moon - 240000 mi Jupiter - 391000000. The space vehicle would take how many days to reach Jupiter? Saturday,
September 20, 2009 by jack

physical science,
the planet jupiter is more than 300 times more massive than earth. However,an object scarcley weighs 3 times as much on the surface of jupiter as it does on the surface of the earth. how can that be? Determine the radius of jupiter in terms of earth radii
June 1, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics for Life science
The planet Jupiter is more than 300 times more massive than Earth. However, an object scarcely weighs 3 times as much on the surface of Jupiter as it does on the surface of the Earth. How can that be? determine the radius of Jupiter in terms of Earth radii.
June 1, 2010 by TangenT

Math
Sunitha is interested to find the Relation between the diameters of Jupiter and the earth.From the given data,it is known that the volume of Jupiter is 729 times the volume of earth.she concluded that the diameter of Jupiter is 9 times the diameter of the earth.prove this.
March 13, 2016 by Shridevi

burr
jupiter orbits the sun at a rate of 8 miles per second haw far does jupiter travel in one day
September 10, 2008 by jovanie

physics
Europa is one of Jupiter's moons. This moon is in a circular orbit of 6.71x10^8 meters within a period of 3.55 days. What is the mass of Jupiter?
April 19, 2009 by Carlie

physics
Europa is one of Jupiter's moons. This moon is in a circular orbit of 6.71x10^8 meters within a period of 3.55 days. What is the mass of Jupiter?
April 19, 2009 by Carlie

Rabboni christian school(natural science)
writing a letter asking financial assistance on products to sell at jupiter planet asking to a manager from as you are in jupiter
August 30, 2010 by Boipelo motau

physics
The planet Jupiter has a satellite, Io, which travels in an orbit of radius 4.220×108 m with a period of 1.77 days. Calculate the mass of Jupiter from this information.
April 23, 2014 by sam

Physics
Europa, a moon of Jupiter has an orbital diameter of 1.34x10^9m and a period of 3.55 days. What is the mass of Jupiter? d=1.34x10^9m T=3.55days = 30672s M=? r=71492000m rm=6.7x10^8 r-total=7414492000m r^3/t^2=GM/4pi^2 741492000^3/306720^2=6.67X10^-11(M)/4pi^2 I got m=2.56x10^...
November 12, 2007 by Andrea

math
The radius of the earth is approximately 3950 miles. The radius of Jupiter is approximately 44,400 miles. Since the radius of Jupiter is more than 11 times that of the earth, which comes closest to the volume of Jupiter ?
May 1, 2014 by alicia

Optics
Predict the size of the image of Jupiter if photographed at opposition with a lens having a focal length of 9600 mm ( Assume Jupiter is a disk of 1.43 x 10^5 km and is 6.29 x 10^8 km from the earth).
April 22, 2013 by Blake

Physics ASAP
Use the following numbers for this question. MEarth 5.98e+24 kg MJupiter 1.9e+27 kg MSun 2e+30 kg Earth-Sun distance 150000000000 m Jupiter-Sun distance 778000000000 m rE 6380000 m rJ 69000000 m G = 6.67e-11 Nm2kg-2 the acceleration due to gravity at the surface of Jupiter has...
November 18, 2012 by Sierra

Physics/Astronomy
Predict the size of the image of Jupiter if photographed at opposition with a lens having a focal length of 9600 mm ( Assume Jupiter is a disk of 1.43 x 10^5 km and is 6.29 x 10^8 km from the earth).
April 22, 2013 by Blake

Optics/Physics
Predict the size of the image of Jupiter if photographed at opposition with a lens having a focal length of 9600 mm. (Assume Jupiter is a disk of 1.43 x 10^5 km and is 6.29 x 10^8 km from the Earth.)
April 23, 2013 by Blake

physics
The free-fall acceleration on the surface of Jupiter is about two and one half times that on the surface of the Earth. The radius of Jupiter is about 11.0 RE (RE = Earth's radius = 6.4 106 m). Find the ratio of their average densities, ρJupiter/ρEarth.
June 16, 2013 by Josie

science
how do jupiter's moons stay in orbit around jupiter They rotate around jupiter. If you rotate around an object you are accelerating toward it, even though the distance can stay the same. This so-called centripetal acceleration multiplied by the mass must equal the ...
November 11, 2006 by jj

math
The volume of Jupiter is about 1.43*10^15 cubic kilometers. The volume of Earth is about 1.09*10^12 cubic kilometers. The number of Earths that can fit inside Jupiter can be found by dividing Jupiter's volume by Earth's volume. Find this quotient and express the answer in ...
May 19, 2016 by Claire

science
other than jupiter having a solid core like earth what else does jupiter have in common with earth?{please help}
December 16, 2008 by shayla

PHYSICS
A satellite is placed in orbit 6.30*10^5 m above the surface of the planet Jupiter. Jupiter has a mass of 1.90 1027 kg and a radius of 7.14*10.7 m. Find the orbital speed of the satellite.
October 5, 2010 by ALLISON

Physics
A satellite is placed in orbit 7.70 105 m above the surface of Jupiter. Jupiter has a mass of 1.90 1027 kg and a radius of 7.14 107 m. Find the orbital speed of the satellite.
March 3, 2008 by John

physics
A satellite is placed in orbit 2.75 x 105 m above the surface of Jupiter. Jupiter has a mass of 1.90 x 1027 kg and a radius of 7.14 x 107 m. Find the orbital speed of the satellite.
February 23, 2011 by heather

physics
Calculate the mass of Jupiter knowing that a person who weighs 490 N on the earth's surface would weight 1293 N on the surface of that planet. Jupiter has a radius of 7.15 × 10^7 m.
June 5, 2014 by grey

Astronomy
The average distance between the Earth and the Sun is called the astronomical unit (AU), which is about 150 million km (1.5 x 108 km). Jupiter is 780 million km from the sun. a) How far is Jupiter from the sun in astronomical units (AU)? b) Based on your calculation in part a...
October 2, 2011 by Rebecca

space
gowing 10,00 miles per hour how long will it take to get to jupiter from earth with earth the sun and jupiter alined like a straight line or just an estimation
November 14, 2010 by mateo

Physics
A satellite is placed in orbit 5.20 105 m above the surface of the planet Jupiter. Jupiter has a mass of 1.90 1027 kg and a radius of 7.14 107 m. Find the orbital speed of the satellite.
October 2, 2012 by Jackson Kerr

physics
Calculate the mass of Jupiter knowing that a person who weighs 490 N on the earth's surface would weight 1293 N on the surface of that planet. Jupiter has a radius of 7.15 × 107 m.
June 5, 2014 by grey

science help pls pls
The table below shows the average distances of Jupiter and Earth from the sun. Name of Planet Average distance from the sun (in AU) Jupiter 5.2 Earth 1.0 What is the difference between the orbital periods of Jupiter and Earth? 4.20 years 6.20 years 8.86 years 10.86 years 12.40...
September 1, 2016 by Oscar

algebra
the ratio of the weight of an object on jupiter to its weight on earth is 8 to 3. how much would a 100 pound person weigh on Jupiter? i`ll tell you the answer when am done solving so you can check if am right
November 22, 2014 by ariana

MATH
Earth, Jupiter, and Uranus all revolve around the sun. Earth takes 1 yr, Jupiter 12 yr, Saturn 30 yr, and Uranus 84 yr to make a complete revolution. One night, you look at those three distant planets and wonder how many years it will take before they have the same position ...
October 27, 2010 by JESSICA

physics
IO, a small moon of the girant plant jupiter has an orbital period of 1.77 days and an orbital raduis equal to 4.22*10^5km. From these data, determine the mass of jupiter. nvm XD i solved it myself ^^
January 8, 2007 by becky

Astronomy
Jupiter is farther from the sun than is the Earth. In the course of several earth years what phases would you expect jupiter to exhibit to an observer on earth. explain
October 2, 2011 by Regina

Physics
Use the following numbers for this question. MEarth 5.98e+24 kg MJupiter 1.9e+27 kg MSun 2e+30 kg Earth-Sun distance 150000000000 m Jupiter-Sun distance 778000000000 m rE 6380000 m rJ 69000000 m G = 6.67e-11 Nm2kg-2 the acceleration due to gravity at the surface of Jupiter has...
November 18, 2012 by Anonymous

chemistry
space probe Pioneer 11 was lanced April 5, 1973, and reached Jupiter in Dec.1974 traveling a distance of 998 km. How long did it take an electromagnetic signal to travel to earth from pioneer 11 when it was near jupiter?
June 20, 2011 by tresha

Chem
The space probe Pioneer 11 was launched April 5,1973, and reached Jupiter in December 1974 traveling a distance of 998 million km. How long did it take an electromagnectic signal to travel to earth from Pioneer 11 when it was near Jupiter.
November 1, 2007 by Lauren

physics
Jupiter's gravitational field at the surface is approximately three times that of the earth. A person weighing 120 lb. on the earth's surface would weigh how much on Jupiter?
June 17, 2012 by Leo

Chemistry
The space probe Pioneer 11 was launched April 5,1973, and reached Jupiter in December 1974 traveling a distance of 998 million km. How long did it take an electromagnectic signal to travel to earth from Pioneer 11 when it was near Jupiter. Where do I begin???
November 1, 2007 by Lauren

science
how many days would it take to fly to Jupiter (from Earth) in a space shuttle at 45,000 miles per hour? The minimum distance between the Earth and Jupiter is 365 million miles.
October 3, 2012 by emma

Astronomy
Compared to the Sun's gravitational force on the Earth, what is the Sun's gravitational force on Jupiter. Jupiter's average distance from the Sun=5AU Earth's average distance from the Sun=1AU Jupiter's mass is 300 times larger than Earth. I think the answer is 25 times weaker...
September 14, 2010 by Anonymous

Two Questions: If it takes Jupiter 9.9 hours to make one rotation around the earth. This means that one day on Jupiter is actually how long? This is as many as how many Earth days?
February 21, 2010 by John

algebra2
Suppose it takes 3 days for a space vehicle to travel from Earth to the moon. About how long would it take for the same vehicle traveling at the same speed to Jupiter? Moon - 240,000 mi Jupiter - 391,000,000. The space vehicle would take how many days to reach Jupiter?
February 2, 2008 by bb

Jupiter
Why does Jupiter spin?
November 7, 2007 by Morgan

Math
The Pioneer 10 spacecraft passed the planet Jupiter on December 12, 1973, and exited the solar system on June 14, 1983. The craft traveled from Mars to Jupiter, a distance of approximately 1 billion kilometers, in one year and nine months. a.Calculate the approximate speed of ...
November 17, 2013 by Aubrey

phyic
Calculate the gravitational force between the Sun and Jupiter. The mass of the Sun is 1.99×1030 kg. The mass of Jupiter is 19000×1023 kg. The distance between them is 77.8×1010 m.
February 16, 2015 by xuem

Geometry
Average diameter of about 7900 miles. Jupiter has an average diameter of 86900 miles. The volume is Jupiter is approximately how many times larger than the earth?
April 13, 2016 by Mia

science
The gravitational pull on Jupiter is 2.5 times greater than Earth's gravitational pull. If an object weighs 10 pounds on Earth, what will it weigh on Jupiter?
January 28, 2011 by denzel

earth
how long does it take for light from Jupiter to come to earth. for example tonight the planet Jupiter can be seen by the moon, 2/25/12 and we see the light from the planet and how old is that light. thanks. jerry in colorado USA
February 26, 2012 by jerry

physics
The physics of satellite motion around Jupiter. A satellite of mass 2.00 x 104 kg is placed in orbit 6.00 x 105 m above the surface of Jupiter. Please refer to the data table for planetary motion included in this lesson. a) Determine the force of gravitational attraction ...
April 24, 2011 by aly

Astronomy
Put the following in order from earliest to latest. In doing so, assume that the Nice model occurred as described and that the Grand Tack model also occurred as described. 1) The formation of Jupiter 2) The inward migration of Jupiter due to gas forces 3) The instability "...
May 13, 2014 by keitanako

science
Astronomers study an asteroid that is moving quickly toward Jupiter. Which statement describes how the gravitational attraction between the asteroid and Jupiter will most likely change? A. The gravitational force will increase as the distance between the asteroid and Jupiter ...
February 17, 2014 by victoria

physics
The planet Jupiter is more than 300 times as massive as the Earth But it so happens that a body would scarcely weigh three times as much on the surface of Jupiter as it would on the surface of Earth. Can you think of an explanation for why this is so? (Hint: Let the terms in ...
February 4, 2013 by william mclaren

physics
The planet Jupiter is more than 300 times as massive as the Earth But it so happens that a body would scarcely weigh three times as much on the surface of Jupiter as it would on the surface of Earth. Can you think of an explanation for why this is so? (Hint: Let the terms in ...
February 4, 2013 by william mclaren

it takes jupiter 12 years to orbit the sun. how many days does it take jupiter to orbit the sun?. add 3 days for leap years
December 19, 2013 by mythreyee

math
an object that weighs 234lb on jupiter weighs 100lb on earth. what would an object that weighs 400 lb on jupiter weigh on earth?
January 31, 2011 by linda

physics
Felicia, the ballet dancer, has a mass of 45.0 kg. a.) What is Felicia's weight on Earth? b.) What is Felicia's mass o Jupiter, where the acceleration due to gravity is 25.0 m/s2? c.) What is Felicia's weight on Jupiter?
November 30, 2010 by Jay

Physics
A bag of sugar weighs 4.00 lb on Earth. What would it weigh in newtons on the Moon, where the free-fall acceleration is one-sixth that on Earth? 1 N Repeat for Jupiter, where g is 2.64 times that on Earth. 2 N Find the mass of the bag of sugar in kilograms at each of the three...
September 16, 2010 by Erica

physics
A bag of sugar weighs 3.00 lb on Earth. What would it weigh in newtons on the Moon, where the free-fall acceleration is one-sixth that on Earth? N Repeat for Jupiter, where g is 2.64 times that on Earth. N Find the mass of the bag of sugar in kilograms at each of the three ...
February 18, 2016 by lisa

physics
A bag of sugar weighs 3.00 lb on Earth. What would it weigh in newtons on the Moon, where the free-fall acceleration is one-sixth that on Earth? N Repeat for Jupiter, where g is 2.64 times that on Earth. N Find the mass of the bag of sugar in kilograms at each of the three ...
February 21, 2016 by lisa

Geometry
The radius of Jupiter is approximately 44,423 miles, and the radius of the Earth is approximately 3,960 miles. How many times larger is the volume of Jupiter than the volume of the Earth? Round your answer to the nearest whole number.
November 18, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
A bag of sugar weighs 3.00 lb on Earth. What would it weigh in newtons on the Moon, where the free-fall acceleration is one-sixth that on Earth? N Repeat for Jupiter, where g is 2.64 times that on Earth. N Find the mass of the bag of sugar in kilograms at each of the three ...
February 21, 2016 by mary

Algebra
The mass of Earth is about 3 × 10-3 times the mass of Jupiter. The mass of Earth is about 6 × 10 24 kg. What is the mass of Jupiter? Give your answer in scientific notation.

Maths
the speed of light is 3 * 10^ 8m/s. Jupiter is 778 million km from the sun. Calculate the number of minutes it takes for sunlight to reach Jupiter ? A star is 300 lights away from Earth. If the speed of light is 3 * 10^5 km/s. calculate the disatance from the star to Earth. ...
November 26, 2007 by YOYO

physics
An astronaut in full gear has a weight of 2900 N on Earth. Jupiter; weight on planet relative to earth is 2.53 and weight of a 150-lb person is 380. How much will the astronaut weigh on the Jupiter? W_{Jupiter} =________________ N Neptune; weight on planet relative to earth is...
March 3, 2014 by Melissa

college algebra
It is 473,000,000 miles from Jupiter to the sun. Light travels 186,000 miles per second. How long does it take light to travel from the sun to Jupiter? (Express your answer in minutes. Round your answer to two decimal places.)
January 22, 2017 by Anonymous

geometry
Earth has a diameter of approximately 8000 miles. Jupiter's diameter is approximately 88000 miles. How many times greater is the volume of Jupiter than the volume of Earth?
May 23, 2012 by Piggy

physics
Two satellites are in circular orbits around Jupiter. One, with orbital radius r, makes one revolution every 17 h. The other satellite has orbital radius 4.2r. How long does the second satellite take to make one revolution around Jupiter?
February 22, 2011 by jimmyjonas

Physics
Two satellites are in circular orbits around Jupiter. One, with orbital radius r, makes one revolution every 18 h. The other satellite has orbital radius 3.9r. How long does the second satellite take to make one revolution around Jupiter?
February 18, 2012 by Alex

Physics
Calculate the position of the center of mass of the following pairs of objects. Use acoordinate system where the origin is at the center of the more massive object. Give youranswer not in meters but as a fraction of the radius as requested. Get data from insidethe front cover ...
February 28, 2012 by john

Calculate the position of the center of mass of the following pairs of objects. Use acoordinate system where the origin is at the center of the more massive object. Give youranswer not in meters but as a fraction of the radius as requested. Get data from insidethe front cover ...
February 28, 2012 by john

Algebra
Suppose it takes 3 days for a space vehicle to travel from earth to the moon. How long for the same vehichle and the same speed to reach Jupiter? Moon distance from earth is 240,000 miles. Jupiter distance from earth is 391,000,000 miles
March 20, 2010 by TAnya

algebra
The mass of jupiter is about 1.900*10^24 metric tons.The mass of the sun is about 1.998*10^27 metric tons.about how many times the mass of jupiter is the mass of the sun?give answer in scientific notation.
October 25, 2015 by kim

science
An astronaut who weighed 170 pounds on Earth found that his weight on Jupiter was 400 pounds. He captured an alien that weighed 120 pounds on Jupiter. What is the alien's weight on Earth? A. 34 pounds B. 51 pounds C. 78 pounds D. 283 pounds
February 12, 2015 by Spartans

Chem
The space probe Pioneer 11 was launched April 5,1973, and reached Jupiter in December 1974 traveling a distance of 998 million km. How long did it take an electromagnectic signal to travel to earth from Pioneer 11 when it was near Jupiter. The speed of light is, for all ...
November 3, 2007 by Lauren

Physics
Astrology, that unlikely and vague pseudoscience, makes much of the position of the planets at the moment of one’s birth. The only known force a planet exerts on objects on Earth is gravitational. (a) Calculate the gravitational force exerted on a 4.20 kg baby by the Earth...
June 8, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
Astronomers determine masses of distant objects by observing their smaller companions. For example, they can measure the period of a planet orbiting around a distant star, measure the radius of its circular orbit, and then employ Newtonian physics to determine the mass of the ...
November 19, 2013 by Yasin

physics
Astronomers determine masses of distant objects by observing their smaller companions. For example, they can measure the period of a planet orbiting around a distant star, measure the radius of its circular orbit, and then employ Newtonian physics to determine the mass of the ...
November 19, 2013 by Yasin

Physics
I have a hard time solving this problem. The weight of an object at the surface of a planet is proportional to the planet's mass and inversely proportional to the square of the radius of the planet. Jupiter's radius is 11 times Earth's and its mass is 320 times Earth's. An ...
August 28, 2005 by Nisar

science
What is the storm on Jupiter?
March 31, 2010 by Emma

science
If Earth is 149.6 million Kilometers from the sun, or 93 million miles away. suppose there was an imaginary road from earth to the sun. If you were in a car traveling 100 km an hour, it would take you 1,490,000 hours or just 170 years to reach the sun. If it took 170 years to ...
April 2, 2008 by Dj

Astronomy
Please help! I'm really behind and need to catch up. 1. The rings orbiting the Jovian planets may have been small ____ that got too close to the planets long ago. A. Comets B. Asteroids C. Moons D. Meteors 2. What is the composition of the rings around the Jovian planets? A. ...
March 14, 2017 by M

PHYSICS
On the planet jupiter , g is 2.5m/s². What does this mean?
November 5, 2011 by CYNTHIA

Science
How are Jupiter and Saturn similar?
December 4, 2012 by Navpreet

What does Jupiter look like?
February 21, 2010 by John

physics / astronomy
A simple temperature model for the solar nebula disk is ￼Tdisk(a) = 20 × SQRT 100 AU/ a K, (1) where a should be expressed in AU in this equation. ￼(a) Find the temperature in the solar nebula disk at the orbit of Mer- cury, Earth and Jupiter. (b) Where is the ...
November 13, 2014 by .

Astronomy
A simple temperature model for the solar nebula disk is ￼Tdisk(a) = 20 � SQRT 100 AU/ a K, (1) where a should be expressed in AU in this equation. ￼(a) Find the temperature in the solar nebula disk at the orbit of Mer- cury, Earth and Jupiter. (b) Where is...
November 13, 2014 by justin

science
what would be the brightest moon from the surface of jupiter
June 25, 2008 by ??????????????????????????????????????????????????

science
How do the moons stay in orbit around Jupiter?
April 21, 2008 by Anonymous

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