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Given: G = 6.67259 × 10−11 Nm2/kg2 .
A 602 kg geosynchronous satellite or
bits a planet similar to Earth at a radius
1.98 × 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 ap
pear stationary in the sky. That is, the period
of the satellite is 24 h .
What is the force acting on this satellite?
Answer in units of N
011 (part 2 of 2) 10.0 points
What is the mass of this planet?
Answer in units of kg
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