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

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### maths

find the radius of the circle if length of arc is 4p cm and angle made by the arc at the centre is 40 deg.find the area made by the arc.

### Physics please help

Geosynchronous satellites orbit the Earth at an altitude of about 3.58×10^7 m. Given that the Earth's radius is 6.38×10^6 m and its mass is 5.97×10^24 kg, what is the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration at the altitude of one of these satellites? Please explain as ...

### Straight Lines

From each corner of a parallelogram a perpendicular is drawn upon the diagonal which does not pass through that corner and these are produced to form another parallelogram, show that its diagonals are perpendicular to the sides of the first parallelogram and that they both ...

### OPTICS/PHYSICS-REALLY DO NOT UNDERSTAND THIS!

A POINT SOURCE OF LIGHT IS PLACED 50 CM ABOVE A CIRCULAR CARD OF DIAMETER 5CM, THE SOURCE BEING DIRECTLY ABOVE THE CENTRE OF THE CARD. WHAT IS THE AREA OF THE SHADOW ON THE FLOOR 70 CM BELOW THE CARD?

### Physics

Calculate the speed needed by a spacecraft to maintain a circular orbit at about 350 km above Earth’s surface. (it's a project where we create our own spaceship. let's say the craft is 500kg) --- Not sure about the formula to find this. All I know is that it may have ...

### physics grade 11 one word term

one word/term. 1.3.The minimum amount of energy required to start a reaction. 1.4.The distance between the centre of a lens and its focal point. 1.5. The type of image formed on a screen when light rays converge.

### math

How much % above the cost price should a shopkeeper mark his good so that after allowing a discount of 10%, he should gain 26%? The diameter of a circle is 10cm. If the distance of a chord from the centre of the circle be 4cm then , find the length of the chord. Pls hlp!

### Physics

A light, rigid rod 1.039m in length joins two particles with masses 3.65kg and 4.94kg at its ends. The combination rotates in the xy plane about a pivot through the centre of the rod. Determine the angular momentum of the system about the origin when the speed of each particle...

### college student

Two spheres of mass 2 kg and 3 kg are attached to the ends of a light rigid rod of length 1.0 m. What is the moment of inertia of the system about an axis perpendicular to the rod and (i) passes through the centre of the rod (ii) passes through the 2 kg sphere

### Motion

A body weighing 150 N, moves with simple harmonic motion. The velocity and acceleration of the body when it is 200 mm from the centre of oscillation, are 5 m/s and 20 m/s2 respectively.Determine (a) amplitude of motion ,no. of vibrations per minute, Periodic time and angular ...

### physics

A coin placed on a rotating turn table just slips if it is at a distance of 40cm from the centre if the angular velocity of the turn table is doubled,it will just slip at a distance of

### Physics (please help!!!!)

Calculate the magnitudes of the gravitational forces exerted on the Moon by the Sun and by the Earth when the two forces are in direct competition, that is, when the Sun, Moon and Earth are aligned with the Moon between the Sun and the Earth. This alignment corresponds to a ...

### physics

Suppose a driver's car needs to travel 46.4 miles in 1.000 hour at a constant speed. If the tires of the car have a rolling radius of 28.4 cm, what will be the period of rotation of each tire? Suppose a moon of a planet in a distant solar system has an average orbital radius ...

### Maths

A right circular cone is circumscribed about a sphere of radius a .If h is the distance from the centre of the sphere to the vertex of the cone. Show that the volume of the cone is 1/3pi a^2(a+h)^2/(h-a). Find the angle of a cone when the volume is minimum

### math

The locus of a point whose distance from point (0,5) is always 3/4 of its distance from the line Y=8 is an elipse. Find the equation,centre, length of the major axis, length of the minor axis and the foci of the ellipse.

### physics

1. (a) How far below an initial straight-line path will a projectile fall in eight seconds? (b) Does your answer depend on the angle of launch or on the initial speed of the projectile? the answer is no. but defend it. 2. Why is it important that a satellite be above Earth's ...

### physics

A block of mass M slides along the smooth wedge mass M.what will be the acceleration of centre of mass of block and wedge system?

### Maths

Given that arg((z-1)/(z-2i)) = pi/4 describe the locus of P and sketch this on an argand diagram. Show that the point (1,3) lies on this locus. I know it is an arc subtended from the points (0,2) and (1,0) but I do not know how to find the centre of the circle which I am ...

### Maths

Given that arg((z-1)/(z-2i)) = pi/4 describe the locus of P and sketch this on an argand diagram. Show that the point (1,3) lies on this locus. I know it is an arc subtended from the points (0,2) and (1,0) but I do not know how to find the centre of the circle which I am ...

### Maths

Given that arg((z-1)/(z-2i)) = pi/4 describe the locus of P and sketch this on an argand diagram. Show that the point (1,3) lies on this locus. I know it is an arc subtended from the points (0,2) and (1,0) but I do not know how to find the centre of the circle which I am ...

### Physic

A body weighing 150 N, moves with simple harmonic motion. The velocity and acceleration of the body when it is 200 mm from the centre of oscillation, are 5 m/s and 20 m/s2 respectively.Determine (a) amplitude of motion ,no. of vibrations per minute, Periodic time and angular ...

### Physics

the distance of a planet from its sun is 19000000 miles. if there are 29400000 seconds in one orbit, find the speed of the planet in its orbit about the sun. (assume a circular orbit)

### relative velocity

A radar antenna is tracking a satellite orbiting the earth. At a certain time, the radar screen shows the satellite to be 159km away. The radar antenna is pointing upward at an angle of 59.3 from the ground.Fine the x and y components(in km) of the position of the satellite ...

### Earth Science

Is there a direct relationship between the eccentricity of its orbit and the distance a planet is from the sun?

### Physics

Calculate the tangential speed of the earth around the sun (assuming a circular orbit).

### Science

How many times did earth orbit the sun between140ce and 1543, please show work

### Science

Both comets and planets orbit the sun. How do their orbits differ? Comets orbit elliptically, and planets orbit more circularly. Please correct me if Im wrong, thanks

### Science-Help

Both comets and planets orbit the sun. How do their orbits differ? Comets orbit elliptically, and planets orbit more circularly. Please correct me if Im wrong, thanks

### physics

A 17.0-kg satellite has a circular orbit with a period of 2.31 h and a radius of 9.10×106 m around a planet of unknown mass. If the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration on the surface of the planet is 8.10 m/s2, what is the radius of the planet? radius = m

### Physics

A dumbbell consists of two equal compact masses of 2 kg each, connected by a massless rod of length 0.8 metres. What is the moment of inertia of the dumbbell about an axis through the centre of, but perpendicular to, the rod? could someone just tell me how to get started on ...

### 7th grade science help the solar system Ms. Sue

1. Most likely, ____ were formed when lava from the moon's interior flooded bowl-like regions on the moon's surface. (1 point) maria highlands craters basins 2. Depressions on the moon formed by large meteorites are called ____. (1 point) maria mountains craters highlands 3. ...

### English 2

What is the tone of the following lines in "At the Tourist Centre of Boston"? I seem to remember people, at least in the cities, also slush , machines and assorted garbage. Perhaps that was my private mirage which will just evaporate when I go back. -embarrassed -ironic -...

### Maths / Physics (uni level)

Say I have a centre of rotation at C(x, y, 1 <= z <= 1.5). I need to define a unit normal vector to this. I know it's a length of 1 and this means there's a sphere of radius 1 at the origin so I can get the beginnings of a spherical coordinate system, but I'm a little ...

### math

The space station is going 17500 mph as it orbits the earth. How long will it take to orbit 1 time if the earths diameter is 7926 miles and the space station orbits at 240 miles above the earth.

### Physics

A. Use the relation 2 m m m GM g R ƒ to find the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of the Moon. You can use the following data: Mass of the Moon m M = 7.35 ¡Ñ 1022 kg. Radius of the Moon m R = 1.74 ¡Ñ 106 m. B. How does this value compare with the acceleration ...

### Math

If an object which weighs 100 lbs on the Earth's surface were placed on a planet with 2 times the radius of the Earth and with 7 times the Earth's mass, how much would that object weigh? Enter answer to nearest 0.1 lbs. The term "void ratio" means the ratio of the volume of ...

### math

Triangle XYZ with vertices X(3,-1) Y(7,-3)Z(3,-5) undergoes an enlargement represented by the mapping: (x)--(-0.5 0)(x) +(-3) (y)--( 0 -0.5)(y) +(4) Evaluate: 1. The vertices of the image of triangle XYZ. 2. The centre of enlargement PS. The small brackets should be one big ...

### physics

A pole AB of length 10m and weight 600N has its centre of gravity 4m from the end A, and lies on horizontal fround.calculate the force required to begin to lift the end.why would this force applied at the end A,not be sufficient to lift the end A?

### Physics

A 56kg student runs at 5m/s, grabs a hanging rope and swings out over a lake. He releases the rope when his velocity is zero. The length of the rope is 10m, what is the angle when he releases the rope? (The person swings from the centre to the right).

### math

A park is in the form of a rectangle 100 m×80 mat. At the centre of the park there is a circular lawn. The area of the park excluding the lawn is 4150 m^2 find the radius of the circular lawn

### physics

Two equal sphere each weighting 1g hang by 2 equal silk thread from the same point the sphere are charged with in Contact and comes to rest with their centre 2 cm apart and 20 cm vertically below the point of support .find charge on sphere? solutions of this question

### Motion

A body weighing 150 N, moves with simple harmonic motion. The velocity and acceleration of the body when it is 200 mm from the centre of oscillation, are 5 m/s and 20 m/s2 respectively.Determine (a) amplitude of motion ,no. of vibrations per minute, Periodic time and angular ...

### physics

Using Kepler's constant (9.84 X 10^-14), calculate the orbital radius of an artificial satellite whose period of revolution around the Earth is 1.43 X 10^4s(3.64 h).

### Physics

If a satellite is orbitting the earth 710km above the earths surface, and it's velocity is 7,406.8 meters/sec, what is it's cetripedal acceleration??

### Science

What units of measurement do you use to measure the earth to... 1. Moon 2. Galaxy 3. Sun 4. Communication satellite 5. Pluto 6. Proxima Centauri

### physics

A pole AB of length 10m and weight 600N has its centre of gravity 4m from the end A,and lies on horizontal ground. Calculate the force required to beging tto lift the end. Why would this force applied at the end A not be sufficient to lift the end A

### science

three point electric charges q,2q,4q are placed at the three vertices of an equilateral triangle inscribed in a circle. find the net elect ric field at the centre of the triangle. answer : I think the answer is( 9×10^9 ×q√10)/r^2 ,where r is the radius of circle

### physics

What is the linear speed of Saturn in its orbit about the sun? Give your answer in meters per second. (Consider the orbit of Saturn to be a circle of radius 1.43×1012 m and that it takes 29.50 yr for one orbit around the sun.)

### Algebra 2 A Conic Section

Franco is adjusting a satellite because he finds it is not focusing the incoming radio waves perfectly. The shape of his satellite can be modeled by y^2+6y-3x+3=0, where x and y are modeled in inches. He realizes that the static is a result of the feed antenna shifting ...

### Grade 12 Calculus

I need helping in filling in the blanks/ -the angle formed at the centre of the circle by two radii is the _______ angle. -cos delta, sin delta, tan delta are known as the ___________trigonometric ration -cos (pie/2 - x)=sinx is an example of a ________ identity

### physics

It is falling. It has to fall, that is the law of gravity. Otherwise, it would leave Earth in a straight line. But if it falls at exactly the rate it needs to fall to travel in an orbit, we call that "orbiting". If if falls faster than that, it crashes into Earth. If if falls ...

### Earth Science

According to Kepler's law of harmonies, which planet takes the longest to orbit the Sun?

### Physics

Calculate the speed in m/s at which Earth revolves about the Sun. You may assume the orbit is nearly circular.

### Physics

If the period of the moon were 31 days while its orbit radius 3.8x10^8m, what would the mass of the Earth be?

### Chemistry

Assume earth travels in UCM in orbit around the sun R=1.50 x 10 to the 11th power m T-365.25

### physics

a satellite can be launched into orbit through use of a specialized cannon that measured 18.0 meters in length. what would the average acceleration through this cannon have to be in order to have a muzzle velocity of 29000 km/h ?

### Math Algebra

How can I solve this problem? A circle has diameter [AB]. The centre of the circle is (1,3), and B has coordinates (4,-1). # Find the coordinates of A. # Find the length of the diameter. HELP ME PLEASE

### Physics

A quarter on a spinning vinyl record has a centripetal acceleration of 31.8 m/s2. What is the acceleration of the quarter if it is placed twice as far from the centre of the vinyl record?

### Physics

A quarter on a spinning vinyl record has a centripetal acceleration of 34.0 m/s2. What is the acceleration of the quarter if it is placed twice as far from the centre of the vinyl record?

### physics

A satellite is orbiting around a planet. its velocity is found to depend upon a.)Radius of orbit b.)mass of planet c.)universal gravitational constant(G) Using dimensional analysis find an expression relating orbital velocity to the above physical quantities

### physics

1. If our sun shrank in size to become a black hole, using the gravitational force equation, explain why the Earth's orbit would not be affected. 2. Strictly speaking, you weigh a tiny bit less when you are in the lobby of a massive skyscraper than you do at home. Why is this ...

### physics

Recently, Asteroid 2012 DA14 came within 34,200 km from the center of the earth at its point of closest approach. If the moon goes around the earth once every 27.5 days, what is the ratio of the distance of closest approach of DA14 to the radius of the orbit of the moon?

### phYSICS!!!

Recently, Asteroid 2012 DA14 came within 34,200 km from the center of the earth at its point of closest approach. If the moon goes around the earth once every 27.5 days, what is the ratio of the distance of closest approach of DA14 to the radius of the orbit of the moon?

### PHYSICS!!!

Recently, Asteroid 2012 DA14 came within 34,200 km from the center of the earth at its point of closest approach. If the moon goes around the earth once every 27.5 days, what is the ratio of the distance of closest approach of DA14 to the radius of the orbit of the moon?

### Physics

Recently, Asteroid 2012 DA14 came within 34,200 km from the center of the earth at its point of closest approach. If the moon goes around the earth once every 27.5 days, what is the ratio of the distance of closest approach of DA14 to the radius of the orbit of the moon?

### Physics

Recently, Asteroid 2012 DA14 came within 34,200 km from the center of the earth at its point of closest approach. If the moon goes around the earth once every 27.5 days, what is the ratio of the distance of closest approach of DA14 to the radius of the orbit of the moon?

### physics

what is the angular speed of one satellite as seen by an astronaut in another satellite?

### Algebra 2 A

Franco is adjusting a satellite because he finds it is not focusing the incoming radio waves perfectly. The shape of his satellite can be modeled by mc024-1.jpg, where x and y are modeled in inches. He realizes that the static is a result of the feed antenna shifting slightly ...

### physics

a bullet of mass 0.015kg strikes a ballistic pendullum of mass 2kg.the centre of mass of the pendulum rises a verticle distance of 0.12m.assuming that the bullet remains embedded in the pendulum, calculate the bullets initial speed.(show all calculations and steps)

### Math

This is gr 12 calculus btw I need helping in filling in the blanks/ -the angle formed at the centre of the circle by two radii is the _______ angle. -cos delta, sin delta, tan delta are known as the ___________trigonometric ration -cos (pie/2 - x)=sinx is an example of a ...

### physics(moment/equilibrium)

A pole AB of length 10m and weight 600N has its centre of gravity 4m from the end A,and lies on horizontal ground. Calculate the force required to beging tto lift the end. Why would this force applied at the end A not be sufficient to lift the end A

### Physics

Three point sized bodies each of mass M fixed at three corners of light triangular frame of side length L about an axis perpendicular to the plane of frame and passing through centre of frame the moment of inertia of three bodies is

### Physics

determine the distance from earths centre where the force of gravity acting on a space probe is only 11% of the force acting on the same probe at earths surface. Express your answer in terms of earths radius, rE

### French

What do these mean in English? Tu habites dans le centre-ville? Qu'est-ce qu'il y a dans ton village? Qu'est-ce qu'on peut faire a Manchester? Qu'est-ce tu fais a Manchester? Est-ce que tu aimes habiter a Manchester?

### Maths

A sector of a circle of radius 7cm subtending an angle of 270 degree at centre of the circle is use to form a cone? (A)find the base radius of the cone. (B)calculate the area of the base of the cone.

### Physics

On August 12, 2005 the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) was launched from Earth and reached Mars on March 10, 2006. The orbiter is in roughly circular orbit about 390 km above the martian surface. Mars has a radius of 3396 km and a mass of 0.642 x 1024 kg (6.42E23 kg). b) ...

### Physics

On August 12, 2005 the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) was launched from Earth and reached Mars on March 10, 2006. The orbiter is in roughly circular orbit about 390 km above the martian surface. Mars has a radius of 3396 km and a mass of 0.642 x 1024 kg (6.42E23 kg). b) ...

### math

A sector of a circle subtending an angle 300 degrees at the centre is used to form a cone with base radius 6cm. Find the (a.)radius of the circle (b.)volume of the cone (c.)area of the minor sector of the circle

### Science, need help please!!

Please help me with this science, thank you!! The sun is a mid-sized, main sequence star. What stage is next in the life cycle of the sun? A red giant B blackhole C white dwarf D neutron star ------------------------ Astronomers study many different kinds of objects in our ...

### college math

given at . the distance from the earth to the sun is 1.5 * 10^11, and the mass of the sun is 1.9 *10^30 kg 1. use kepler's law of period to find the period of the earth's orbit recorded in seconds. show how to express your answer in years: and if your answer does not agree ...

### physics

a satellite completes one revolution of a planet in almost exactly one hour. at the end of an hour , the satellite has traveled 2.0x10^7 meters and is only 10 meters away from its starting point. What is the numerical value of the satellite's average velocity after that one hour?

### geometry

You are given a sheet of paper with the following diagram on it. You are also told that the two circles have the same radii and you are given a straight edge. Draw an isosceles triangle. N.B. you do not know where the centre of either circle is, you do not have any measuring ...

### Physics

Three point sized bodies each of mass M are fixed at three corners of light triangular frame of length L about an axis perpendicular to the plane of frame passing through centre of frame the moment of inertia of three bodies is Ans : MLsquare

### Physics - Centrifugal force

A centrifugal force, if it existed, would be directed raidally outward from the centre of the circle during a circular motion. Explain why it feels as though you are being thrown outward when you are riding on an amusment park ride that causes you to spin in a circle.

### Astronomy

Choose one answer for each question How old is the universe? 6,000 years old 380,000 years old 13.8 billion years old 13.8 million years old A parsec is: Longer than a light year The distance between the Earth and the Sun Approximately 3x10^24 cm None of the above The distance...

### Physics

A satellite orbits the moon at height of 2000m.assuming it to gravitational pull of the moon,find the speed and time it takes for one orbit,given that mass of moon is 7.34 * 10 to power 22 kg and radius is 1.738 * 10 to power 6m.(g = 6.6 * 10 to power -11nm2/kg).

### physics

A wheel is spinning with constant angular velocity the ratio of speed of a point on the end of rim to the speed of point halfway between the centre and the end point of rim is:........?

### math

the dome over a town hall has a parabolic shape. the dome measures 48 m across and rises 12m at the centre. A vertical column needs to be attached to the dome at a point that is 4m away from its rim. How tall is the dome at this point? Also, what is the equation that models ...

### physics

A 64.8 g drink is left on a turntable causing it to turn with an angular speed of 8.50 rad/s. If the drink has coefficients of friction of μs = 0.890 and μk = 0.500 with the turntable, what is the furthest distance that the drink could have been placed from the ...

### physics

How far from the center of the Earth must a 90 kg astronaut be in order for them to weigh 90 N? The mass of the Earth is 6 x 1024 kg.

### physics

How far from the center of the Earth must a 90 kg astronaut be in order for them to weigh 90 N? The mass of the Earth is 6 x 1024 kg.

### Physics

Space explorers discover an 8.7×10^17kg asteroid that happens to have a positive charge of 4400 C. They would like to place their 3.3×10^5kg spaceship in orbit around the asteroid. Interestingly, the solar wind has given their spaceship a charge of -1.2C. What speed must ...

### chemistry

A sample contains Hydrogen atom ,He+ ion, Li2+, & Be3+ ion. In H atom electron is present in 8th orbit, in He2+ e- is present in 6th orbit, Li2+ in 5th orbit& in Be3+ electron is present in 4th orbit. All the atoms are de-excited to the ground state. Calculate the total no. of...

### Physics

The rockets on a cell phone satellite provide a thrust of 12,000N. If the mass of the satellite is 15,000kg, What will be the resulting acceleration?

### physics

In these figures, we see a boy named Billy riding a carnival ride called the Rotor and the free-body diagram for the forces acting on him. What must be the magnitudes of the vectors (f)wall,Billy and (W)Earth,Billy if Billy remains at the same height along the wall? 1) The ...

### Physics

An astronaut, of total mass 85.0 kg including her suit, stands on a spherical satellite of mass 375 kg, both at rest relative to a nearby space station. She jumps at a speed of -2.56 m/s directly away from the satellite, as measured by an observer at the station. At what speed...

### Physics

You are making a trip in a space shuttle, and your friend Jimmy is in another space shuttle. He shares the same circular orbit with you, 370 km above earth. However, he is 21 km ahead of you. A) How long will it take you to catch up with your friend if you reduce your orbital ...

### CAlculuss

Convert into standard form. Find any centres, vertices, foci, asymptotes, directices and axes of symmetry. 64x^2-36y^2-512x-216y=-124 I found the centre (4,-3), vertices (8.4,-3) , (-0.4,-3), foci (0.1,-4), (7.9,-3). I'm having a hard time finding the asympyotes,directrices ...

### science

The earth and all the planets______(or travel around) the sun. Just need to know if my answer or right or wrong. Thanks! :) orbit