# Why must the centre of the satellite orbit coincide with the centre of the Earth?

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1. ### Physics

The mass of an object at the earths surface is 100 kg. Calculate the force of gravity of the same mass if it is moved a distance of 4 radii from the earths centre.
2. ### Maths

chords PQ And RS Intersect At X Inside The Circle Centre T.If Angle PTR=64 Degree And The Minor Arc PR Is Twice The Minor Arc QS.Calculate QXS
3. ### Physics

A 21.0-kg satellite has a circular orbit with a period of 2.37 h and a radius of 8.50×106 m around a planet of unknown mass. If the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration on the surface of the planet is 7.10 m/s2, what is the radius of the planet? Use Kepler's third law...
4. ### Physics

Earth's moon is 3.8 X 10 8 m from the planet and is in freefall. Acceleration due to the Earth's gravity acting on the moon is 2.70X 10 -3. What is the moon's speed? How long does it take to make a complete orbit?
5. ### math

A rocket is stopped 12 feet from a satellite when it begings accelerating away from the satellite at a constant rate of 12 feet per second. The distance between the rocket and the satellite is given by the polynormial P(t)= 6t^2+12. Find the distance between the rocet and the ...
6. ### Algebra URGENT! Conic sections

A spacecraft is in a circular orbit 150 kilometers above Earth. Once it attains the velocity needed to escape the Earth's gravity, the spacecraft will follow a parabolic path with the center of Earth as focus. Suppose the spacecraft reaches escape velocity above the North Pole...
7. ### Physics - Grade 12

I've been doing extra questions for physics, but these four are still giving me trouble. Please help me solve them, including Free Body Diagrams if possible. 1. If a curve with a radius of 60m is properly banked for a car traveling at 60km/hr, what must the coefficient of ...
8. ### earth

planet is in circular orbit around the Sun. Its distance from the Sun is 2.9 times the average distance of Earth from the Sun. What is the period of this planet, in Earth years?
9. ### Algebra

Radio signals travel at a rate of 3*10^8 meters per second. How many seconds would it take for a radio signal to travel from a satellite to the surface of Earth if the satellite is orbiting at a height of 4.2*10^7 meters? (Hint: Time is distance divided by speed.) a. 1.26*10^...
10. ### English - Theme

What is the theme of Margaret Atwood's At the Tourist Centre in Boston? I am having a hard time figuring this out. I need to write about the theme of this poem for an essay question.
11. ### math (need help badly)

the vertices of triangle DEF are D(5,12)and E(2,7) and F(8,4) Triangle DEF undergoes an enlargement with the centre ,O, and scale factors k.Its image is D`E`F` where D(5,12)arrow D`(7.5,18) a)How do i detremine the value of k
12. ### special relativity

A projectile of rest mass M1, total energy E1, and momentum p1, is directed at a stationary target of mass m2. Find the the velocity of the centre-of-momentum frame .
13. ### physics

a roller whose diamater is 1.0m.weight 360N.what horizontal force is necessary to pull the roller over a brick 0.1m,heigh when the force is applied at the centre?
14. ### circles

OPQR is a rhombus , three of whose vertices lie on a circle with centre O.If the area of the rhombus is 32 root 3cm square ,find the radius of the circle.
15. ### maths

OPQR is a rhombus , three of whose vertices lie on a circle with centre O.If the area of the rhombus is 32 root 3cm square ,find the radius of the circle
16. ### Science physic

What is the magnitude of the average force thet the athele exterts on a landing pad if it's 1.5 m high and deforms by 0.5 Mass of athele= 60kg Centre of mass is 1m
17. ### Maths

If O is the centre of the circle and the area of sector OAPB is 5/18 of the area of circle . Find angle.
18. ### Maths

The length of a chord of a circle of radius 10 cm is 12 cm. Some the distance of the chord from the centre of the circle.
19. ### Physics

A rocket has put your spacecraft in a circular orbit around Earth at an altitude of 350 km. Calculate the force due to gravitational between the Earth and the spacecraft in N if the mass of the spacecraft is 2450 kg.
20. ### Physics

The asteroid EROS has a mass of 7.4x10+15kg. A 103kg astronaut stands on the surface, 33km from the centre of the asteroid. What weight does she experience ? Give your answer in Newtons. Take the Gravitational constnat, G, to be 6.67x10-11.
21. ### Math

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 positive...
22. ### Physics

A 75kg firefighter slides down a 2.5m fire pole from rest. It takes the firefighter 1.8s to reach the ground. If the firefighter bends his knees when he reaches the ground such that his centre of mass mives 41cm while coming to a stop, what must the normal force of the ground ...
23. ### Physics

A 75kg firefighter slides down a 2.5m fire pole from rest. It takes the firefighter 1.8s to reach the ground. If the firefighter bends his knees when he reaches the ground such that his centre of mass mives 41cm while coming to a stop, what must the normal force of the ground ...
24. ### Physics

A 75kg firefighter slides down a 2.5m fire pole from rest. It takes the firefighter 1.8s to reach the ground. If the firefighter bends his knees when he reaches the ground such that his centre of mass mives 41cm while coming to a stop, what must the normal force of the ground ...
25. ### Math

The distance, "d", to the horizon (= farthest point on the earth still visible) for an object that is "h" miles above the surface of the earth is given the formula d = the square root of 8000h +h^2. Determine how many miles above the surface of the earth is an orbiting ...
26. ### mathematical physics

Using Divergence theorum evaluate the flux integrate from s vector A.vector D's where A =xi^+yj^+zk^ and s is the complete surface of the hemisphere which has its centre at the origin and the origin and a radius of 6 units.
27. ### Physics Urgent!!!!!

Mars orbits the Sun at a mean distance of 228 million km, in a period of 687 days. The Earth orbits at a mean distance of 149.6 million km in a period of 365.26 days. All answers should be in the range (0, 2pi) a) Suppose Earth and Mars are positioned such that Earth lies on a...
28. ### Physics

A satellite is orbiting the earth at a distance of 1.00 x 10^3 km. What is its speed?
29. ### math

A leach free area for dogs is to be created in a field behind a recreation centre. what length of fencing will be required, if the plans show an irregular pentagonal area with vertices at (2,0), (1,6), (8,9), (10,7)and (6,0)?( one unit represents 10m)
30. ### math

A leach free area for dogs is to be created in a field behind a recreation centre. what length of fencing will be required, if the plans show an irregular pentagonal area with vertices at (2,0), (1,6), (8,9), (10,7)and (6,0)?( one unit represents 10m)
31. ### science (physics)

State gauss's theorem draw a graph showing the variation of electric field, as one moves from the centre of charge metal ball to a point on its surface and then to a far off outside point
32. ### MATH

Source: At the end of 1993, scientists tracked 1550 nonfunctional components in orbit and projected 42 such objects are added each year. Suppose that an average of 15 of these are brought back to Earth each year. Question. Let t represent time in years. Write the function D ...
33. ### physics

A Titan IV rocket has put your spacecraft in a circular orbit around Earth at an altitude of 230 km. Calculate the force due to gravitational attraction between the Earth and the spacecraft in N if the mass of the spacecraft is 2300 kg.
34. ### math

a circular dartboard of radius 1 foot is at a distance of 20 feet from you. you throw a dart at it and it hits the dartboard at some point Q in the circle what is the probability that Q closer to the centre of the circle than the periphery a. 0.5 b. 1 c. 0.75 d. 0.25
35. ### physics

when a 0.05kg bullet is fired into a block that is suspended by a long cord so that it can swing as a pendulum. if the block is displaced so that its centre of gravity rises by 0.10m,what was the speed of the bullet?
36. ### physics

A uniformly charged insulating rod of length 19.0 cm is bent into the shape of a semicircle. The rod has a total charge of −8.50 ìC. Find the electric potential at O, the centre of the semicircle.
37. ### physics

A uniformly charged insulating rod of length 19.0 cm is bent into the shape of a semicircle. The rod has a total charge of −8.50 ìC. Find the electric potential at O, the centre of the semicircle.
38. ### physics

Six identical particles each of mass ‘m’ are arranged at the corners of a regular hexagon of side length ‘L’. If the masses of any two adjacent particles are doubled. The shift in the centre of mass is???

Two small spaceships, each with mass m = 2000 kg, are in the circular Earth orbit of the figure, at an altitude h of 450 km. Igor, the commander of one of the ships, arrives at any fixed point in the orbit 90.0 s ahead of Picard, the commander of the other ship. At point P in ...
40. ### Physics

The period of Mars' rotation is 24 hours, 37 minutes, and 23 seconds. At what altitude above Mars would a "Mars-stationary" satellite orbit?
41. ### algebra--1 question

Radio signals travel at a rate of 3 * 10^8 meters per second. How many seconds would it take for a radio signal to travel from a satellite to the surface of Earth if the satellite is orbiting at a height of 9.6 * 10^6 meters? (1 point) 3.2 x 10^2 seconds 3.2 x 10^-2 seconds 3....
42. ### General Physics

Clarification: this is calculus-based physics, so the methodology is not restricted to trigonometry only. I have two questions, so hopefully I can divide them up nice and evenly. Also, if you know where I should copy and paste proper vector notation from, please tell me so I ...
43. ### physic

The Moon orbits Earth in a nearly circular orbit that lasts 27.32 days. Determine the distance from the surface of the Moon to the surface of Earth.
44. ### Physics

The earth orbits the sun once a year (3.16 multiplied by 10^7 s) in a nearly circular orbit radius 1.50 multiplied by 10^11 m. With respect to the sun, determine the following. (a) the angular speed of the earth
45. ### math algebra

a diver dives from a cliff .when her centre of gravity is 46 ft above the surface of the water. her initial vertical velocity leaving the water is 9 ft per second. after how many secs does she hit the water? solve
46. ### Physics?

What information do you need to calculate the altitude of a satellite’s planet-synchronous orbit? (check all that apply) Mass of the planet Radius of the planet Mass of the satellite Period of the planet's rotation on axis Period of the planet's rotation around sun I said ...
47. ### algebra

What is the equation of an ellipse with a center (-4,2) and a horizonal major axis? I know the equation is x^2/a^2+y^2/b^2 and that's all. (Broken Link Removed) you will have to give more information. With only the centre (-4,2) all we can say is (x+4)^2/a^2 + (y-2)^2/b^2 = 1
48. ### al mustafa publick school

two planets of masses m and respectively.have a centre to center separation of r.at what distance from the center of the pianet of mass m do the gravitational force of planets cancel each other???
49. ### physics....

1) Yellow light is incident on a single-slit 0.0315 mm wide. On a screen 70.0 cm away, a dark band appears 13.0 mm from the centre of the bright central band. Calculate the wavelength of the light.
50. ### important maths ques

AB and CD are two parallel chords of a circle such that length of AB and CD are 10 cm and 24cm respectively.if the chords are opposite sides of the centre and the distance between them is 17 cm ,find the radius of the circle.
51. ### physics

the earth (mass=5.98x10^24kg) rotates around the sun in a orbit that is approximately circular, with a radius of 1.5x10^11m find the orbital speed of the earth around the sun
52. ### help physics

the earth (mass=5.98x10^24kg) rotates around the sun in a orbit that is approximately circular, with a radius of 1.5x10^11m find the orbital speed of the earth around the sun
53. ### math

A field is 225 m long and 175 m wide. It has two roads in its centre of uniform width of 5 m, one parallel to its length and the other parallel to its breadth. Find the cost of levelling the at rupees 3 per square metre
54. ### PHYSICS

AN OBJECT OF HEIGHT 5 CM IS PLACED PERPENDICULAR TO THE PRINCIPAL AXIS OF A CONCAVE LENS OF FOCAL LENGTH 10 CM .IF THE DISTANCE OF THE OPTICAL CENTRE OF THE LENS ES 20 CM .DETERMINE THE POSITION ,NATURE AND SIZE OF THE IMAGE FORMED USING THE LES FORMULA.
55. ### geometry

whats the Biconditional of "the moon is the largest satellite of Earth"
56. ### geometry

write a biconditional for: the moon is the largest satellite of Earth.
57. ### Physics

The region of the solar system between Mars and Jupiter contains many asteroids that orbit the Sun. Consider an asteroid in a circular orbit of radius 3.01 x1011 m. Find the period of the orbit.
58. ### Physics

The region of the solar system between Mars and Jupiter contains many asteroids that orbit the Sun. Consider an asteroid in a circular orbit of radius 4.3 1011 m. Find the period of the orbit.
59. ### physics

The region of the solar system between Mars and Jupiter contains many asteroids that orbit the Sun. Consider an asteroid in a circular orbit of radius 5.7 1011 m. Find the period of the orbit.
60. ### Mechanics _ physics

A uniform bar 1m long is pivoted at the centre has a mass of 3kg. It is acted upon by a conquer which cause to possess an angular acceleration of 6rad/sec^2; calculate a. The moment of inertia of the bar b. The torque on the bar
61. ### Physics

(a) Determine the amount of work (in joules) that must be done on a 95 kg payload to elevate it to a height of 1007 km above the Earth's surface. 1 ? MJ (b) Determine the amount of additional work that is required to put the payload into circular orbit at this elevation. 2 ? J
62. ### Physics

(a) Determine the amount of work (in joules) that must be done on a 95 kg payload to elevate it to a height of 1007 km above the Earth's surface. 1 ? MJ (b) Determine the amount of additional work that is required to put the payload into circular orbit at this elevation. 2 ? J
63. ### Math

The centre of a doughnut is removed and formed to make a sphere of dough with diameter 2.5 cm. A batch of these spheres is to be covered in a sugar glaze. There is enough glaze to cover an area of 4710 cm^2. How many spheres can be glazed?
64. ### Math

This regular octagon has a side length 15.0cm. Determine the distance from one vertex to the opposite vertex, measured through the centre of the octagon. Give your answer to to the nearest tenth of a centimeter.
65. ### geometry

In a circle with centre P,a chord AB is parallel to a tangent & inersects the radius drawn from a point of contact at the midpoint of the radius .If AB=12,FIND THE RADIUS OF THE CIRCLE.
66. ### Math

One corner of a square is folded to its centre to form an irregular pentagon.the areas of the pentagon and of the square are consecutive integers.what is the area of the square?
67. ### maths

Given that the equation of the circle is x^2 + y^2 +2x -8y+5 =0 (i)Find the centre and radius of the circle (ii)Determine whether the line x-3y=8 is tangent to the given circle
68. ### maths

Given that the equation of the circle is x^2+y^2+2x-8y+5=0 (i)find the centre and radius of the circle (ii)Determine whether the line x-3y=8 is tangent to the given circle
69. ### math

in a circle of radius 6cm , a chord is drawn 3cm from the circle (a)calculate the angle subtended by the chord at the centre of the circle
70. ### Science

Have I matched the right Scientists with these famous sayings: Scientists: Ptolemy, Kepler, Copernicus, Newton, Galileo, Brahe & Hubble. 1)"I've finally worked out an explanation as to why planets orbit the sun and moons orbit planets. It is gravity that keeps an object in ...
71. ### physics

A 78 kg volleyball player jumps and leaves the ground with a vertical velocity of 3.5 m/s. By thinking about the conservation of energy in a freefalling object, work out how high their centre of mass would reach at the top of their jump and present your answer to the nearest ...
72. ### 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?
73. ### maths-circles

a circle with centre O, secants AB and EF intersect each other at point C in the exterior of the circle . prove that measure of angle ACE=(1/2)*{measure of arcAE)-measure of arc BF}
74. ### science (physics)

What is a Gaussian surface?A point charge of 2.0mueC at the centre of a cubic Gaussian surface 9.0cm on edge.What is the net electric flux through the surface?
75. ### Physics

The region of the solar system between Mars and Jupiter contains many asteroids that orbit the Sun. Consider an asteroid in a circular orbit of radius 4.0 1011 m. Find the period of the orbit IN SECONDS!!!???
76. ### Physics 1

The region of the solar system between Mars and Jupiter contains many asteroids that orbit the Sun. Consider an asteroid in a circular orbit of radius 5.8 1011 m. Find the period of the orbit. _____s
77. ### Physics 1

The region of the solar system between Mars and Jupiter contains many asteroids that orbit the Sun. Consider an asteroid in a circular orbit of radius 5.8 1011 m. Find the period of the orbit. _____s

Source: At the end of 1993, scientists tracked 1550 nonfunctional components in orbit and projected 42 such objects are added each year. Suppose that an average of 15 of these are brought back to Earth each year. Question. Let t represent time in years. Write the function D ...
79. ### science

A uniform AB 2m long Rod which exerts a downwards force of 60N at its centre is placed on a knife egde support position 0.8m from A determine the vertical downward force required at A to prevent rotation of the Rod.
80. ### Math

Radio signals travel at a rate of 3x10^8 meters per second period how many seconds will it take for a radio signal to travel satellite to the surface of earth if the satellite is orbiting at a height of 4.2x10^7 meters? (Hint: Time is distance divided by rate.) A. 1.26 x 10^16...

A circle has the equation x^2+y^2-4x+6y-12=0 and i have already found that the centre has a coordinate of (2,-3), and a radius of 5 units. But i need to find points on the circle that has the gradient of -4/3 when a tangent is drawn on the point. How do i do that???
82. ### third side (picture attached)

I have already asked this in another thread. Here is more explanation: The radius of earth's orbit is 1.5 * 10^8km & the radius of venus's orbit is 1.1 * 10^8 km. We need to find out the distance from earth to venus for both positions of venus. A picture is uploaded here if ...
83. ### PreCal

On average, the earth in 93 million miles away from the center of the sun. a.) assuming that the earth's orbit is circular, estimate the number of miles our planet travels in one complete revolution around the sun.
84. ### chemistry

If a satellite orbits the earth at a velocity of 3.2 x 10⁶ km/hr, this would be the same as how many ft/s?
85. ### physics

Determine the velocity of a satellite orbiting Earth at a height of 3.2 x 10^3 meters.
86. ### Science

What is the centripetal acceleration a satellite is orbiting the Earth at an altitude of 300.22 km?
87. ### Physics

(a) Determine the amount of work (in joules) that must be done on a 104 kg payload to elevate it to a height of 993 km above the Earth's surface. ______ MJ (b) Determine the amount of additional work that is required to put the payload into circular orbit at this elevation. ...
88. ### Writing Sentences and Paragraphs

As an individual with experience performing office clerical duties and educated as a Library Technician, I am excited to apply for the position of Data Entry Clerk as advertised on the DC Comics website. I consider that my experience and skills match ver well with your ...
89. ### math

the vertices are at (2,1) and (2,7) and focus is at (2,*) write the equation of the hyperbola that meets each set of conditions. Is the asterisk supposed to be an 8? It has to be some number. I will set this up for you later of you respond. The fomulas you need are in most ...
90. ### English

In my previous post I forgot to include a question. I'm doubtful about the use of certain expressions I haven't found in my grammar reference book. I hope you can have a look at them. 1) We are leaving from Alba (to Genova or for Genoa) on 23. March at 12.30 am. We are meeting...
91. ### PHYSICS!

Given: G = 6.67259 × 10−11 Nm2/kg2 The acceleration of gravity on the surface of a planet of radius R = 3430 km is 4.43 m/s2.What is the period T of a satellite in circular orbit h = 7683.2 km above the surface? Answer in units of s
92. ### Phyics

Given: G = 6.67259 × 10−11 Nm2/kg2 The acceleration of gravity on the surface of a planet of radius R = 3430 km is 4.43 m/s2.What is the period T of a satellite in circular orbit h = 7683.2 km above the surface? Answer in units of s
93. ### Physics help

1. The fundamental force that: (4 marks) ____ 1. causes hair to stand on end after being rubbed by a balloon a) strong nuclear ____ 2. causes protons to remain in the nucleus despite repulsive forces b) weak nuclear ____ 3. controls the planets' orbit around the sun c) ...
94. ### physics

An asteroid, whose mass is 2.0 10-4 times the mass of Earth, revolves in a circular orbit around the Sun at a distance that is 2.9 times Earth's distance from the Sun. (a) Calculate the period of revolution of the asteroid in years. (b) What is the ratio of the kinetic energy ...
95. ### Science

Does Earth rotate or orbit each day?
96. ### Mechanics

A 500kg spaceship is in a circular orbit of radius 2Re above the earth a.how much energy is required to transfer the spaceship to a circular orbit of radius 4Re. b.discuss the change in potential energy,kinetic energy and the total energy of the system
97. ### physics

the earthis moving around the sun in a circular orbit of radius 1.5*10^11. it makes one revolution per year.find the angular speed of earth in radian/sec, and the tangential speed of earth using the formula v=r.w , and tangetial speed ?
98. ### 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?
99. ### Co-ordinate

The line is 2x-Y+1=0 is tangent to the circle at thf point (2,5).and the centre of the circle is on the line x+y=9 find the equastion of the circle.
100. ### math

Prove that if a triangle is inscribed in a circle,the sides of a triangle are equidistant from the centre of the circle then the triangle is equilateral