# Physics

A satellite is placed 39875 m above the Moon's SURFACE. (M=7.35e22 kg, R=1.74e6 m) Find the Period of the satellite in seconds. (assume a circular orbit)

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acceleartiononmoon= GMassmoon/radius^2 =G 7.35E22/(1.74E6)^2= G 2.43E10= = 6.67E-11*2.43E10= 1.62 m/s^2 or as a gravitational field constant= 1.62 N/kg I have no idea why you used the mass of Earth. were did you get a = r^-2 Gm