# Physics - Satellite Motion

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**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 ...

**Physics**

You observe an arti cial satellite orbiting the earth and estimate it is at an altitude h = [03] km above the earth's surface and has a mass m = 3500 kg. You wish to calculate when the satellite will be back in the same position. From the second law of motion and the ...

**Physics Circular Motion**

A satellite in orbit around the earth has a period of one hour. An identical satellite is placed in an orbit having a radius that is nine times larger than that of the first satellite. What is the period of the second satellite?

**physics**

An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 775 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 100.1 min. (a) What is the speed of the satellite? m/s (b) What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite? m/s2

**Physics I**

An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 770 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 100.0 min. What is the speed of the satellite? What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite?

**Physics**

An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 765 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 99.9 min. (a) What is the speed of the satellite? ______ m/s (b) What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite? ______m/s^2

**Physics**

A rocket speeding through space at 0.3c launches a small satellite. If the satellite is launched with its own velocity in the direction of the rocket’s motion at 0.4c, what will be the satellite’s observed velocity from the perspective of someone watching it from Earth?

**Physics**

Why does the force of gravity change the speed of a satellite in an elliptical orbit? 1)The force of gravity is always tangent to the satellite motion. 2)Gravity speeds up the satellite as it moves away and slows it on its return. 3)The force of gravity is always perpendicular...

**Physics**

Why does the force of gravity change the speed of a satellite in an elliptical orbit? 1) The force of gravity is always tangent to the satellite motion. 2)Gravity speeds up the satellite as it moves away and slows it on its return. 3)The force of gravity is always ...

**Physics**

Why does the force of gravity change the speed of a satellite in an elliptical orbit? 1)The force of gravity is always tangent to the satellite motion. 2)Gravity speeds up the satellite as it moves away and slows it on its return. 3)The force of gravity is always perpendicular...

**force of gravity**

A satellite orbits around the earth. The mass of the satellite is 1170 kg, and its altitude is 220 km. The mass of the earth is 5.98×1024 kg. The radius of the earth is 6.38×106 m. 1)What is the gravitational force on the satellite? 2)What is the orbital velocity of the ...

**physics college**

A rocket booster fires in space with a force of 500N and moves the 10kg satellite from rest to motion in 2.1 seconds. Find the acceleration? What is the final speed of the satellite?

**Physics**

A 3000kg satellite orbits the Earth 400km above the equator. find a)The speed of the satellite b) The kinetic energy of the satellite c) The potential energy of the satellite d) The total energy of the satellite

**Physics 203**

A satellite with a mass of 310 kg moves in a circular orbit 7.00*10^7 m above the Earth's surface. (a) What is the gravitational force on the satellite? (b) What is the speed of the satellite? (c) What is the period of the satellite?

**College Physics**

An artificial satellite is moving in a circular orbit with a speed of 6.5 km/s and a period of 80.0 min. A retarding rocket fires in a direction opposite to the motion. This provides a retarding deceleration of 21.0 m/s2. What is the acute angle between the radius vector and ...

**physics**

A satellite orbits a planet at a distance of 3.80 108 m. Assume that this distance is between the centers of the planet and the satellite and that the mass of the planet is 3.90 1024 kg. Find the period for the moon's motion around the earth. Express the answers in days.

**physics**

A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 1.30 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

**Physics**

A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 2.60 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

**Physics**

A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 3.70 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

**physics**

A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 4.20 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

**physics 1**

A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 x 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 1.77 x 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

**physics**

Two Earth satellites, A and B, each of mass m, are to be launched into circular orbits about Earth's center. Satellite A is to orbit at an altitude of 7460 km. Satellite B is to orbit at an altitude of 20500 km. The radius of Earth REis 6370 km. (a) What is the ratio of the ...

**physics 1**

Two satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 418 km above the earth’s surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 731 km. Find the orbital speed for (a) satellite A and (b) satellite B.

**physics**

Two satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 418 km above the earth’s surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 731 km. Find the orbital speed for (a) satellite A and (b) satellite B.

**physics**

Two satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 427 km above the earth’s surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 873 km. Find the orbital speed for (a) satellite A and (b) satellite B.

**physics**

Two Earth satellites, A and B, each of mass m, are to be launched into circular orbits about Earth's center. Satellite A is to orbit at an altitude of 7460 km. Satellite B is to orbit at an altitude of 20500 km. The radius of Earth REis 6370 km. (a) What is the ratio of the ...

**physics**

A 20000 kg satellite is launched from the surface of saturn and put into orbit.The satellite is launched at the speed of 27.5 x 10^3 m/s. a)calculte the satellite's total energy. b)Its orbital radius c)If the satellite was shot straight up at the same speed, find its maximum ...

**physics**

Two satellites are in orbit around Mars with the same orbital radius. Satellite 2 has twice the mass of satellite 1. What is the centripetal acceleration of satellite?

**PHYSICS SATELLITE PROBLEM**

A 3300kg satellite is traveling 3550 km above the Earth's surface. Calculate the velocity and period of the satellite. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!

**physics**

NASA launches a satellite into orbit at a height above the surface of the Earth equal to the Earth's mean radius. The mass of the satellite is 550 kg. (Assume the Earth's mass is 5.97 1024 kg and its radius is 6.38 106 m.) (a) How long does it take the satellite to go around ...

**PHYSICS**

Two satellites A and B are in different circular orbits about the earth. The orbit speed of satellite A is three times that of satellite B. Find the ratio (TA/TB) of the periods of the satellite.

**physics 12**

An 884 kg satellite in orbit around a planet has a gravitational potential energy of -5.44*10^10 J. The orbital radius of the satellite is 8.52*10^6 m and its speed is 7.84*10^3 m/s. A) What is the mass of the planet? B) What is the kinetic energy of the satellite? C) What is ...

**physics**

Two satellites are orbiting the Earth in stable circular orbits. Satellite A has a mass m and is located at a distance 2r from the center of the Earth. Satellite B has a mass 2m and is located at a distance r from the center of the Earth. Which one of the following statements ...

**physics(universal law of gravitation)**

a satellite has a mass of 100 kg and is located at 2 x 10^6 m above the surface if the Earth. wHAT is the potential energy associated with the satellite at this location? What is the magnitude of the gravitational force on the satellite?

**Physics**

A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 6.04 hours. (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? (b) What is the satellite's acceleration?

**physics**

2.A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 6.02 hours. (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? (b) What is the satellite's acceleration?

**physics**

A satellite has a mass of 106 kg and is located at 1.96 106 m above the surface of Earth. (a) What is the potential energy associated with the satellite at this location? J (b) What is the magnitude of the gravitational force on the satellite? N

**College Physics**

A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 5.99 hours. (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? (b) What is the satellite's acceleration?

**Physics**

A satellite has a mass of 99 kg and is located at 1.97 106 m above the surface of Earth. (a) What is the potential energy associated with the satellite at this location? Answer in J (b) What is the magnitude of the gravitational force on the satellite? Answer in N

**help physics**

A satellite, LangSat, moves in circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 4.95kms-1. (i) What is the altitude of the satellite (ii) Determine the period of the satellite’s orbit (iii) What is the value of the gravity, g, at the satellite. (iv) If another satellite, ...

**PHYSICS HELP**

A satellite of mass m is orbiting the earth, mass M , in a circular orbit of radius ra . Unfortunately a piece of space debris left by a passing rocket lies directly in the satellite's path. The piece of debris has the same mass m as the satellite. The debris collides with the...

**physics**

How do I go about in solving this? A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 6.01 hours. (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? ___ km (b) What is the satellite's acceleration? ___m/s2

**Physics**

I'm really struggling trying to understand what formulas to use for the following: A satellite orbits the earth with a radius of 7000 km. (a) what is the acceleration of gravity at this distance? (b) what is the velocity of the satellite? (c) how long does it take the ...

**Physics**

I'm really struggling trying to understand what formulas to use for the following: A satellite orbits the earth with a radius of 7000 km. (a) what is the acceleration of gravity at this distance? (b) what is the velocity of the satellite? (c) how long does it take the ...

**physics**

A satellite of mass 205 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 200 km above the surface of Earth. (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the orbital period of this satellite? s (b) What is the satellite's speed in its orbit? m/s (c) What is the minimum ...

**Physics Classical Mechanics**

A satellite of mass m is orbiting the earth, mass M , in a circular orbit of radius ra . Unfortunately a piece of space debris left by a passing rocket lies directly in the satellite's path. The piece of debris has the same mass m as the satellite. The debris collides with the...

**satellite communication**

If a satellite is launched at an orbital radious of twice that of a geostationary satellite ,how much time will the launched satellite take to travel around the earth ?

**Physics**

A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 5.95 hours. (Radius of the Earth=6.371 106 m) (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? (b) What is the satellite's acceleration?

**Physics**

A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 6.05 hours. (Radius of the Earth=6.371 106 m) (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? What is the satellite's acceleration

**Physics**

A satellite of mass 220 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 200 km above the surface of Earth. (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the orbital period of this satellite? 5310 s (b) What is the satellite's speed in its orbit? 7790m/s (c) What is the...

**physics**

An 76 kg satellite orbits a distant planet with a radius of 4500 km and a period of 280 min. From the radius and period, you calculate the satellite's acceleration to be 0.63 m/s2. What is the gravitational force on the satellite?

**Physics**

A satellite of mass 210 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 210 km above the surface of Earth. (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the orbital period of this satellite? (b) What is the satellite's speed in its orbit? (c) What is the minimum energy...

**Physics**

Two satellites, X and Y, orbit a planet in nearly circular orbits. Satellite X takes 20 days to complete one orbit, while satellite Y takes 160 days. If satellite X has orbital radius 1.0r, what is the orbital radius of satellite Y?

**Physics**

Two satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 360 km above the earth's surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 720 km. Find the orbital speed for each satellite.

**SCTD**

Physics a satellite orbiting 3.22 times 10 to the 5th power meters above the surface of the earth get the mass of the satellite is 3.80 times 10 to the 4th kilograms what is the weight or gravitational force exerted on the satellite by the earth?

**Physics**

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.70 × 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.80 × 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has a radius of 8....

**Physics**

A 500-kg disk-shaped nonrotating satellite gets hit by a 5-g piece of space debris moving at 1 km/s. If the debris buries itself near the satellite’s rim, how rapidly will the satellite rotate after the hit?

**Physics**

A 350-kg disk-shaped non-rotating satellite gets hit by a 5-g piece of space debris moving at 1.5 km/s. If the debris buries itself near the satellite’s rim, how rapidly will the satellite rotate after the hit?

**Pre-calc Math**

The path of a satellite orbiting the earth causes the satellite to pass directly over two tracking stations A and B, which are 95 mi apart. When the satellite is on one side of the two stations, the angles of elevation at A and B are measured to be 87.0° and 84.2°, ...

**Physics**

A satellite of mass 5700 orbits the Earth and has a period of 6000 . a) Determine the radius of its circular orbit. b) Determine the magnitude of the Earth's gravitational force on the satellite. c) Determine the altitude of the satellite.

**physics**

An astronaut and a satellite are in an environment where no net external forces act on them. The astronaut tugs on the satellite with a force of 9.5 N in positive x-direction. What is the x-component of the force exerted by the satellite on the astronaut?

**physics**

Satellite A orbits a planet with a speed of 10,000 m/s. Satellite B is twice as massive as satellite A and orbits at twice the distance from the center of the planet. What is Satellite B's speed?

**Physics 141**

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.60 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.50 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has a radius of 8.50 106 ...

**Physics 141**

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.60 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.50 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has a radius of 8.50 106 ...

**Physics**

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 2.15 × 104 m/s (Va) and the radius of the orbit is 5.15 × 106 m (ra). A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has a ...

**physics**

3. A satellite of mass 500 kg orbits the Earth with a period of 6000 s. The Earth has a mass of 5.98 x 1024 kg. (a) Calculate the magnitude of the Earth's gravitational force on the satellite. (b) Determine the altitude of the satellite above the Earth's surface.

**physics**

A satellite is orbit about earth, its orbital radius is 3.43*10e7m.The mass of the satellite is 9166kg and the mass of earth is 5.974*10e24kg. Determine the orbital speed of the satellite in mi/s. 1mi/s=1609m/s.

**physics**

HELP PLEASE!!! A satellite moves in a circular orbit around Earth at a speed of 5085 m/s. (a) Determine the satellite's altitude above the surface of Earth. (b) Determine the period of the satellite's orbit.

**physics**

A satellite is in orbit about Earth. Its orbital radius is 7.51×107 m. The mass of the satellite is 5415 kg and the mass of Earth is 5.974×1024 kg. Determine the orbital speed of the satellite in mi/s. 1 mi/s = 1609 m/s.

**College Physics**

A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of the Earth (apogee), its...

**College Physics**

A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of the Earth (apogee), its...

**Physics**

A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of the Earth (apogee), its...

**Physics**

What linear speed must an Earth satellite have to be in a circular orbit at an altitude of 186 km? What is the period of revolution? winterWX, Friday, February 16, 2007 at 9:36pm So GMm/r^2 = mv^2/r and I know that I need to solve for v but what do I use for the mass of the ...

**Physics**

I really need you answered this to my email. It's very important, for this may decide my result in the school exams, and I really need a good mark. Unfortunately, Portuguese system of education is full of problems... The question is... The altitude of a geostationary satellite...

**physics**

A satellite moves in a circular orbit around Earth at a speed of 4390 m/s. (a) Determine the satellite's altitude above the surface of Earth. m (b) Determine the period of the satellite's orbit. h am I supposed to use rotational equations for this? I don't know what to start ...

**Physics**

A satellite is in orbit 2500km above the surface of Earth. What is the velocity of the satellite in m/s?

**physics**

what is the angular speed of one satellite as seen by an astronaut in another satellite?

**physics**

Two satellite are monitored as they orbite the earth,satellites Y is foure times as far from the earth's centere as is satellite X. if the period of revolution of satellite X is T. What is the period of revolution of Y?

**physics**

A satellite orbits the Earth with a fixed radius, what happens to the satellite if the speed is decreased to zero?

**physics**

a satellite is in a circular orbit at a constant velocity around the earth. how much work is done on the satellite?

**physics**

Calculate the velocity needed for an object starting at the Earth's surface to just barely reach a satellite in a geosynchronous orbit. Ignore air drag and assume the object has a speed of zero when it reaches the satellite. (The orbital radius of a satellite in a ...

**physics**

for a satellite at a height of 500 miles at what speed must the satellite be traveling to achieve a circular orbit?

**Physics**

A satellite experiences a gravitational force of 228 N at an altitude of 4.0xE7 m above Earth. What is the mass of this satellite ?

**physics**

Two identical planets, each of mass M, have their centers a distance D apart. Halfway between them, at gravitational equilibrium, lies a satellite of mass m. The satellite is then displaced a small distance and released, after which it undergoes SHM. a) In what direction must ...

**physics**

A radar antenna is tracking a satellite orbiting the earth. At a certain time, the radar screen shows the satellite to be 118 km away. The radar antenna is pointing upward at an angle of 58.2 ° above the ground. Find (a) the x and (b) the y components (in km) of the position ...

**physics**

A radar antenna is tracking a satellite orbiting the earth. At a certain time, the radar screen shows the satellite to be 181 km away. The radar antenna is pointing upward at an angle of 66.2 ° above the ground. Find (a) the x and (b) the y components (in km) of the position ...

**Physics**

The rockets on a cell phone satellite provide a thrust of 12,000N. If the mass of the satellite is 15,000kg, What will be the resulting acceleration?

**Physics**

A 620 kg satellite orbits the earth where the acceleration due to gravity is 0.233 m/s^2. What is the kinetic energy of this orbiting satellite?

**Motion Problems**

A satellite which travels around the earth has a power supply that provides power according to the formula: P =(17200)/(t + 100) where t is the number of days the satellite is aloft. Find the rate at which power is decreasing after 380 days. rate in watts/day (enter as a ...

**Physics**

A satellite is placed between the Earth and the Moon, along a straight line that connects their centers of mass. The satellite has an orbital period around the Earth that is the same as that of the Moon, 27.3 days. How far away from the Earth should this satellite be placed?

**Physics**

A satellite is placed between the Earth and the Moon, along a straight line that connects their centers of mass. The satellite has an orbital period around the Earth that is the same as that of the Moon, 27.3 days. How far away from the Earth should this satellite be placed?

**physics**

A satellite is placed between the Earth and the Moon, along a straight line that connects their centers of mass. The satellite has an orbital period around the Earth that is the same as that of the Moon, 27.3 days. How far away from the Earth should this satellite be placed?

**Physics**

A satellite is orbiting the earth just above its surface. The centripetal force making the satellite follow a circular trajectory is just its weight, so its centripetal acceleration is about 9.81 m/s2 (the acceleration due to gravity near the earth's surface). If the earth's ...

**physics**

A satellite is in circular orbit above the Earth at an altitude of 2000 km. What is the orbital speed of the satellite? what is the equation i need to use

**physics**

A satellite is in circular orbit above the Earth at an altitude of 2000 km. What is the orbital speed of the satellite? what is the equation i need to use

**physics**

Two Earth satellites, A and B, each of mass m = 960 kg, are launched into circular orbits around the Earth's center. Satellite A orbits at an altitude of 4500 km, and satellite B orbits at an altitude of 13600 km. a) What are the potential energies of the two satellites? b) ...

**geometry**

A satellite in a nearly circular orbit is 2000 km above Earth's surface. The radius of Earth is approximately 6400 km. If the satellite completes its orbit in 12 hours, calculate the speed of the satellite in kilometers per hour.(pay attention to the radius of the satellite's ...

**Physics**

A satellite orbits a planet at 4000m/s, and the acceleration of gravity (centripetal acceleration) on the satellite is 0.58m/s2. What is the diameter of the orbit of the satellite? (Enter your answer in scientific notation utilizing "e" format and rounding the decimal value to...

**Physics**

An artificial satellite circles the Earth in a circular orbit at a location where the acceleration due to gravity is 8.26 m/s2. Determine the orbital period of the satellite.

**AP Physics B**

A 1010 kg geosynchronous satellite orbits a planet similar to Earth at a radius 1.97 × 105 km from the planet’s center. Its angular speed at this radius is the same as the rotational speed of the Earth, and so they appear stationary in the sky. That is, the period of the ...