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physics
Which of these cannot occur? A) A satellite orbiting about the equator.B) A satellite orbiting about the Earth's poles.C) Actually all these can occur.D) A satellite orbiting about the Arctic Circle.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 3:51pm by jim

Physics
Mars rotates on its axis once every 24.8 hours. What is the altitude of a geosynchronous satellite orbiting Mars. I have the speed of geosynchronous orbiting Mars. But I cant find the altitude of a geosynchronous satellite orbiting Mars.
Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 1:58am by Hoa

Physics 203
Mars rotates on its axis once every 24.8 hours. What is the speed of a geosynchronous satellite orbiting Mars? What is the altitude of a geosynchronous satellite orbiting Mars?
Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 1:05am by Michael Moskvich

Physics
What provides the centripetal force : i)on the elctron orbiting the proton in a hydrogen atom ii)satellite orbiting the planet iii)on the child being whirled round in a chair on the end of a chain in the fairground ride ? Ayuada por favorr :)
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 7:58pm by Nelly

Physics
Two satellites A and B of the same mass are orbiting Earth in concentric orbits. The distance of satellite B from Earth’s center is twice that of satellite A. What is the ratio of the tangential speed of B to that of A?
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 11:26am by idiot

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 ...
Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 7:53pm by Adrianne

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 ...
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 9:13pm by

kv khurda
an artificial satellite is orbiting the earth. A bomb is released from the satellite. The bomb will (a)explode due to the heat generated by the friction of air (b)fall freely on the earth (c)escape into outer space (d)orbit the earth along with the satellite
Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 1:10am by suman

Pre- AP Physics
The earth exerts a force of 1400 N on an orbiting communications satellite that is 35 mi above the Earth. What is the magnitude of the force the satellite will exert on the earth? Answer in units of Newtons
Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 10:07am by Jaycee

Physics
In 2000, NASA placed a satellite in orbit around an asteroid. Consider a spherical asteroid with a mass of 1.00×1016 and a radius of 8.50km . What is the speed of a satellite orbiting 4.70km above the surface? What is the escape speed from the asteroid?
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 1:21am by Hoa

Physics
In 2000, NASA placed a satellite in orbit around an asteroid. Consider a spherical asteroid with a mass of 1.00×1016 and a radius of 8.50 . What is the speed of a satellite orbiting 4.70km above the surface? What is the escape speed from the asteroid?
Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 12:43am by Mikhail

physics
3) A satellite is orbiting Earth at a distance of 57 kilometers. The satellite has a mass of 96 kilograms. What is the force between the planet and the satellite? (Hint: Don't forget that the distance between them in the equation represents the distance to the center of the ...
Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 3:31pm by Anonymous

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...
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 9:34am by Anonymous

physics
Determine the velocity of a satellite orbiting Earth at a height of 3.2 x 10^3 meters.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 3:10pm by becky

Physics
A satellite is orbiting the earth at a distance of 1.00 x 10^3 km. What is its speed?
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 7:18pm by Andrew

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...
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 4:53am by Anonymous

physics
I have a drawing of a satellite orbiting the sun in an elliptical shape. The sun is closer to the right side of the ellipse. As the satellite travels from the left side of the ellipse to the right, the speed increases and the angular momentum remains constant. Why?????
Saturday, January 19, 2008 at 10:23pm by Hannah

Math
A geosynchronous equatorial orbiting satellite orbits 22,300 miles above the equator of Earth. It completes one full revolution each 24 hours. Assume Earth's radius is 3960 miles. a. How far will the GEO satellite travel in one day? b. What is the satellite's linear velcoity ...
Sunday, November 18, 2007 at 5:19pm by Mike

465465
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 ...
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 8:39pm by Anonymous

Physics
Find the orbital velocity of a satellite orbiting 1800km above sea level in meters per second?
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 6:37pm by Charles

physics
A radio receiver is set up on a mast in the middle of a calm lake to track the radio signal from a satellite orbiting the Earth. As the satellite rises above the horizon, the intensity of the signal varies periodically. The intensity is at a maximum when the satellite is 1 = 3...
Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 5:59am by Anonymous

physics
A radio receiver is set up on a mast in the middle of a calm lake to track the radio signal from a satellite orbiting the Earth. As the satellite rises above the horizon, the intensity of the signal varies periodically. The intensity is at a maximum when the satellite is 1 = 3...
Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 1:44pm by ryan

Physics
A radio receiver is set up on a mast in the middle of a calm lake to track the radio signal from a satellite orbiting the Earth. As the satellite rises above the horizon, the intensity of the signal varies periodically. The intensity is at a maximum when the satellite is 1 = 3...
Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 5:22pm by Anonymous

physics
Physics Gravitation help...? hello People i need some help with my physics revision sheet. i cant seem to get my head round it. if anyone could help by telling me how to work it out to get the right answer i would be grateful... answers would also be appreciated. ok here is ...
Friday, March 9, 2012 at 10:21pm by basher

physics
A 2.10 m diameter university communications satellite dish receives TV signals that have a maximum electric field strength (for one channel) of 7.90 µV/m. (a) What is the intensity of this wave? W/m2? (b) What is the power received by the antenna? W? (c) If the orbiting ...
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 11:15pm by taryn

high school
The earth exerts a force of 1400 N on an orbiting communications satellite that is 35 mi above the Earth. What is the magnitude of the force the satellite will exert on the earth? Answer in units of N.
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 8:46pm by Sangita

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
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 3:37am by Dave

science
The earth exerts a force of 2200N on an orbiting communications satellite that is 35mi above the earth..What is the magnitude of the force the satellite will exert on the earth??
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 10:04pm by Elver Gon

Physics....Orbiting Satellite
A orbiting satellite stays over a certain spot on the equator of (rotating) Venus. What is the altitude of the orbit (called a "synchronous orbit")? I found the radius and mass of Venus on the google, but I don't know what I should plug in the "T" if I use the Kepler's 3rd law...
Monday, January 15, 2007 at 3:10pm by Jessy

physics
A 2.10 m diameter university communications satellite dish receives TV signals that have a maximum electric field strength (for one channel) of 7.90 µV/m. (a) What is the intensity of this wave? W/m2? (b) What is the power received by the antenna? W? (c) If the orbiting ...
Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:03pm by taryn

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?
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 5:44pm by Kayla

Physics
1. At what height above the earth is the free-fall acceleration 30% of its value at the surface? 2. What is the speed of a satellite orbiting at that height?
Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 11:03am by Leanna

Physics
A orbiting satellite stays over a certain spot on the equator of (rotating) Mercury. What is the altitude of the orbit (called a "synchronous orbit")?
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 10:48pm by Ray

Physics
A orbiting satellite stays over a certain spot on the equator of (rotating) Mercury. What is the altitude of the orbit (called a "synchronous orbit")?
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 11:55pm by Ray

Trigonometry
A satellite orbiting the earth in a circular path stays at a constant altitude of 100 kilometers throughout its orbit. Given that the radius of the earth is 6370 kilometers, find the distance that the satellite travels in completing 70% of one complete orbit.
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 7:03pm by Karen

physics
A orbiting satellite stays over a certain spot on the equator of (rotating) Pluto. What is the altitude of the orbit (called a "synchronous orbit")? km
Friday, July 16, 2010 at 7:26pm by Sam

physics
What is the angular velocity in radian per second of a satellite that has an orbital velocity of 9000 m.s^-1, orbiting at a distance of 6500 km from the center of the earth
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 11:13pm by ma

Phsyics
In 2000, NASA placed a satellite in orbit around an asteroid. Consider a spherical asteroid with a mass of 1.00×1016 kg and a radius of 8.50 km. What is the speed of a satellite orbiting 4.70 km above the surface? What is the escape speed from the asteroid?
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 3:16pm by Mikhail Moskvich

Physics-Gravity
A orbiting satellite stays over a certain spot on the equator of (rotating) Pluto. What is the altitude of the orbit (called a "synchronous orbit")? Do I use T^2=4pi^2/GM x r^3?
Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 5:04pm by Anna

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?
Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 10:34pm by jessica

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?
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 9:31pm by Nick

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?
Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 7:22pm by susan

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?
Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 11:20pm by Moises

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?
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 2:46pm by Don

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?
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 8:35am by Anonymous

earth
A satellite 200 miles above the earth is orbiting the earth once every 6 hours. How long, in hours, does it take the satellite to travel 8,400 miles? (Assume the radius of the earth is 4,000 miles.) Give your answer both as an exact value and an approximation to three ...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 4:49pm by Anonymous

physics....
1) Yellow light that has a wavelength of 560 nm passes through two narrow slits that are 0.300 mm apart. An interference pattern is produced on a screen 160 cm distant. What is the location of the first-order maximum? 2) A communication satellite is orbiting 36 000 km above ...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 8:54pm by kennedy

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!!!!
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 9:22pm by Mike Jones

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 ...
Monday, June 18, 2012 at 7:14pm by Roger

Math WORD PROBLEM
The actual velocity of a satellite orbiting at 860 miles altitude is 24,113 fps. The period derives from T = 2(Pi)sqrt(r^3/µ) = 113.3 minutes. The actual velocity of a satellite orbiting at 1700 miles altitude is 21,705 fps. The period derives from T = 2(Pi)sqrt(r^3/µ) = 144....
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 8:49pm by tchrwill

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.
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 8:03pm by jack

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 ...
Monday, January 3, 2011 at 7:55pm by kylie

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.
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 3:43am by Anonymous

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.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 8:39am by Anonymous

science
. An advantage of using an electromagnet, shown on the crane in the image below, instead of a regular magnet to move cars in a junkyard is that an electromagnet can easily be turned on and off. A toy crane with an electromagnet lifting a toy car from a pile of cars (1 point) ...
Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 5:47pm by james

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 ...
Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 10:26pm by Anonymous

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?
Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 10:11pm by Nina

physics
What is the speed of a communications satellite orbiting the Moon at an altitude of 290 km above the Moon’s surface? I know that G=6.67e-11 and h=290. I plugged inthese values, 7.35e24 for the mass and 1.738e6 for the radius into v=sqrtGM/R=h but I didn't get the right answer.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 5:33pm by joe

physical
What is the reaction force to an action force of 750 N exerted by Earth on an orbiting communications satellite?
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 10:04pm by Anonymous

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?
Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 7:51pm by Max

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?
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 8:50am by jimmyjonas

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?
Friday, September 25, 2009 at 5:27pm by Megan

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
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 11:30pm by heather

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, DukuSat...
Monday, September 2, 2013 at 9:06am by kent

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?
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 8:19pm by Amber

Physics - centripetal acceleration
What is the centripetal acceleration of a satellite orbiting Saturn at the location exactly on Saturn radius above the surface of Saturn
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 10:03pm by Farah

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
Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 5:58pm by john

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
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 11:01pm by Allie

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 ...
Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 3:21pm by adrian

College Physics
A 300 kg satellite is orbiting the earth with 20,352 km/h speed. Calculate the orbital radius in km. Assume G=7*(10^-11) N.m2/kg2 and Mass of earth = 6*(10^24) kg
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 10:37pm by Jim Raynor

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?
Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 11:58am by Renee

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
Friday, February 11, 2011 at 1:10am by Renee

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
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 11:35pm by jake

science(check answers)
1.---please help 2.C 3.D 4.C 5.A 6.C 7.---please help 1.An advantage of using an electromagnet,shown on the crane in the image below,instead of a regular magnet to move cars in a junkyard is that an electromagnet can easily be turnd on and off. A.true B.false 2.Imagine two ...
Monday, March 31, 2014 at 5:01pm by matt

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?
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 8:59pm by Luke

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...
Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 8:28pm by Ana

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...
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 2:08pm by tom

Physics - Satellite Motion
The polar- orbiting environmental satellites (POES) and some military satellites orbit at a much lower level in order to obtain more detailed information. POES complete an Earth orbit 14.1 times per day. What are the orbital speed and the ltitude of the POES?
Monday, August 23, 2010 at 7:38am by Shaila

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?
Thursday, October 2, 2008 at 12:24am by Jennifer

Physics
A spy satellite orbiting at 160 km above Earth's surface has a lens with a focal length of 3.6 m and can resolve objects on the ground as small as 30 cm. For example, it can easily measure the size of an aircraft's air intake port. What is the effective diameter of the lens as...
Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 4:40pm by Brian

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 ...
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 6:30pm by ami

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.
Friday, September 24, 2010 at 9:05pm by Jim

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?
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 5:23pm by Anonymous

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.
Friday, October 1, 2010 at 3:35pm by shug

Physics
Show that the total mechanical energy of a satellite (mass m) orbiting a distance r from the center of the Earth (mass M-e)is: -(1/2)*(G m M-e)/(r if U = 0 at r = infinity. Show that although friction causes the value of E to decrease slowly, the kinetic energy must actually ...
Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 1:22pm by Anonymous

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.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 10:27am by bill

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...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 8:50pm by Lelia

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...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 10:51pm by Lelia

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...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 7:25pm by Lelia

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.
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 4:49pm by Sanjna

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 ...
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 1:26pm by Kelsey

Physics
A satellite is in orbit 2500km above the surface of Earth. What is the velocity of the satellite in m/s?
Friday, February 8, 2008 at 5:47pm by Charles

physics
what is the angular speed of one satellite as seen by an astronaut in another satellite?
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 8:23am by vivek

physics
A satellite orbits the Earth with a fixed radius, what happens to the satellite if the speed is decreased to zero?
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 10:25pm by Ashley

physics
a satellite is in a circular orbit at a constant velocity around the earth. how much work is done on the satellite?
Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 9:52pm by Jenn

Physics
A orbiting satellite stays over a certain spot on the equator of (rotating) Earth. What is the altitude of the orbit (called a "synchronous orbit")? Write the equation for the period of a satellite in terms of the distance from the Earth's center. It is a special form of ...
Friday, February 16, 2007 at 4:31pm by winterWX

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 ...
Friday, February 21, 2014 at 8:46pm by Hope

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 ...
Friday, February 21, 2014 at 9:56pm by Hope

physics
for a satellite at a height of 500 miles at what speed must the satellite be traveling to achieve a circular orbit?
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 10:47pm by denise

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 ...
Monday, March 12, 2012 at 12:07am by sand

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