physics

a 9.9*10^23 kg planet orbits a star in a circular orbit. The planet is 5.6 AU away from the star and has an orbital velocity of 32 km/s. What is the mass of the star. (1AU = 1.496*10^11m)

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 87
asked by jason

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. physics

    A planet orbits a star, in a year of length 4.46 x 107 s, in a nearly circular orbit of radius 3.17 x 1011 m. With respect to the star, determine (a) the angular speed of the planet, (b) the tangential speed of the planet, and (c)

    asked by leroy on July 16, 2013
  2. Physics

    planet orbits a star once every 2.84 10^7 s in a nearly circular orbit of radius 1.42 10^11 m. (a) With respect to the star, determine the angular speed of the planet. (b) With respect to the star, determine the tangential speed

    asked by Kelsey on November 16, 2011
  3. physics

    Planet A and planet B are in circular orbits around a distant star. Planet A is 8.0 times farther from the star than is planet B .What is the ratio of their speeds ?

    asked by cool on February 21, 2011
  4. physic

    Planet A and planet B are in circular orbits around a distant star. Planet A is 4.5 times farther from the star than is planet B. What is the ratio of their speeds vA/vB?

    asked by cuzer on July 12, 2013
  5. physic

    Planet A and planet B are in circular orbits around a distant star. Planet A is 4.5 times farther from the star than is planet B. What is the ratio of their speeds vA/vB?

    asked by ozer on July 13, 2013
  6. physics

    A planet orbits a star once every 3.14x10^7 s in a nearly circular orbit of radius 1.51x10^11 m. (a) With respect to the star, determine the angular speed of the planet b) With respect to the star, determine the tangential speed

    asked by Jennifer on May 25, 2012
  7. physics

    A planet with a mass of (7*10^21) kg is in a circular orbit around a star with a mass of (2*10^30) kg. The planet has an orbital radius of (3*10^10) m. (a) What is the linear orbital velocity of the planet? (b) What is the period

    asked by mymi on October 30, 2011
  8. Physics

    Astronomers can calculate the mass of a planet by using the orbital parameters of one of its moons. Consider a hypothetical planet, which has a hypothetical moon that orbits the planet in a roughly circular orbit with a radius of

    asked by Emily on October 23, 2012
  9. Physics please HELP

    A planet A of mass m is in a circular orbit of radius "a" around a star ( M_star >> m ). Another planet B with the same mass m is in an elliptical orbit around the same star with its length of the semi-major axis equal to "a" . We

    asked by ashok on November 15, 2013
  10. physics

    A planet A of mass m is in a circular orbit of radius "a" around a star ( M_star >> m ). Another planet B with the same mass m is in an elliptical orbit around the same star with its length of the semi-major axis equal to "a" . We

    asked by ashok on November 15, 2013

More Similar Questions