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

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1. ### algebra

A satellite dish has a parabolic cross section and is 6 ft deep. The focus is 4 ft from the vertex. Find the width of the satellite dish at the opening. Round your answer to the nearest foot. Thank you
2. ### Physics

9.) A 1 570 kg satellite orbits a planet in a circle of radius 5.94 x 106 m. Relative to zero at infinity the gravitational potential energy of this satellite is -9.32 x 1011 J. What is the mass of the planet?
3. ### Physics

In which of the following cases is the frequency of emitted radiation greatest? Electrons jump from third to second orbit Electrons jump from fourth to second orbit Electrons jump from first to second orbit Electrons jump from third to first orbit
4. ### Uni Physics

A 67 kg astronaut (Jeff), an 88 kg astronaut (Brett) and a 17 kg rock are tied together by a light rope during a space walk. The distance between Jeff and the rock is 5.0 m, the distance between Brett and the rock is 2.0 m. Find the position of the centre of mass of the system...
5. ### phy

A wheel rotates about an axis passinG through the centre and perpendicular to the plane with slowly increasinG angular speed.thus it has? A. Radial velocity and radial acceleration B. Tangential velocity and radial acceleration C. Tangential velocity and tangential ...
6. ### Science

A cricket bowler bowls a cricket ball witha mass of 150g and a radius of 52mm. The bowler's arm weighs 3.4kg and has a length of 0.68m. The centre of mass of the bowler's arm act's at it's midpoint. The moment of inertia of the cricket ball and bowler's arm?
7. ### PHYSICS

A cricket bowler bowls a cricket ball witha mass of 150g and a radius of 52mm. The bowler's arm weighs 3.4kg and has a length of 0.68m. The centre of mass of the bowler's arm act's at it's midpoint. What is the moment of inertia of the cricket ball and bowler's arm?
8. ### Physics 30

A point charge q=+4.7nC is placed at each corner of an equilateral triangle with sides of 0.21m in length. a) What is the magnitude of the electric field at the midpoint of the three side of the triangle? b) Is the magnitude of the electric field at the centre of the triangle ...
9. ### Science

A meteorite is DIFFERENT from a comet mainly because has a tail of ice and dust enters the earth's atmosphere*** has a nucleus made of snow and rock is found in the orbit between Mars and Jupiter
10. ### Mathamatics

A conference centre charges £120 to hire a room, with an additional charge of £8 for each delegate. (a) Find the total cost (including room hire) of a conference with 30 delegates. (b) Write down a formula for the total cost, C,in £,ofhiring a room for a conference with N ...
11. ### math

1. two circles. x^2+y^2-16x-8y+35=0 and x^2+y^2=5 are given. a. write the equations in the standard form. b.prove that the circles touch each other. c.hence calculate the equation of their common tangent 2. find the equation of a. circle. with centre c(2;3) and which I is the ...
12. ### Physics

A satellite with a mass of 284 kg approaches a large planet at a speed vi,1 = 14.4 km/s. The planet is moving at a speed vi,2 = 11.0 km/s in the opposite direction. The satellite partially orbits the planet and then moves away from the planet in a direction opposite to its ...
13. ### science

A beam 6 m long is simply supported at the ends,and carries a uniform distributed load of 1500kg/m (including its own weight ) and three concentrated loads of 1000,2000 and 3000 kg acting respectively at the left quarter point,centre point and right quarter point. Draw the ...
14. ### physics

A beam 6 m long is simply supported at the ends,and carries a uniform distributed load of 1500kg/m (including its own weight ) and three concentrated loads of 1000,2000 and 3000 kg acting respectively at the left quarter point,centre point and right quarter point. Draw the ...

draw a diagram showing the motion of a satellite around Earth. Draw the force vectors acting on the sattelite. Is the sattelite accelerating?
16. ### Maths

An item of jewellery consists of two identical pyramids, PABCD and QABCD, joined at their common rectangular base. AB = 8mm, BC = 12mm and PQ = 30mm. The line pq passes through the centre of the rectangle ABCD. Calculate the area of triangle ABP Calculate the area of triangle ...
17. ### Astronomy

The average distance between the Earth and the Sun is called the astronomical unit (AU), which is about 150 million km (1.5 x 108 km). Jupiter is 780 million km from the sun. a) How far is Jupiter from the sun in astronomical units (AU)? b) Based on your calculation in part a...
18. ### 3rd grade - Solor System

How many years does it take Jupiter to orbit the sun? One year on the this planet would actually be how many earth years long?
19. ### physics

A small stone of mass m is stuck on the periphery of a wheel of radius R rolling along the x-axis with a constant speed v. The centre of the wheel was at x = 0 at time t = 0, and stone was on the ground at that time. Find the angular momentum of the stone and its rate of ...
20. ### biomechanics

calculate the following body segment parameters for the thigh of a subject with a height of 180cm and mass of 72kg a) segment mass b) segment length c) centre of mass position relative to proximal end d) radius of gyration about proximal end e) Moment of Inertia about proximal...
21. ### Physics

Suppose that instead of our sun, our star were a giant star such as Betelgeuse. The mass of Betelgeuse is estimated to be about 20 times that of our sun. With earth in the same orbit? With its same mass, how long would our year be in earth days if we orbited Betelgeuse?
22. ### Science

The time period of simple pendulum in earth surface is T. then time period in satellite is
23. ### Physics

You like to swim at a nearby lake. On one side of the lake is a cliff, and the top of the cliff is 36m above the surface of the lake. You dive off the cliff doing somersaults so as to have an angular speed of 6rev/min. How many revolutions do you make before you hit the water...
24. ### physics

A 62.9 kg spacewalking astronaut pushes off a 697.0 kg satellite, exerting a 117.0 N force for the 0.977 s it takes him to straighten his arms. How far apart are the astronaut and the satellite after 3.57 min?
25. ### physics

A 62.9 kg spacewalking astronaut pushes off a 697.0 kg satellite, exerting a 117.0 N force for the 0.977 s it takes him to straighten his arms. How far apart are the astronaut and the satellite after 3.57 min?
26. ### physics - HELP

A 62.9 kg spacewalking astronaut pushes off a 697.0 kg satellite, exerting a 117.0 N force for the 0.977 s it takes him to straighten his arms. How far apart are the astronaut and the satellite after 3.57 min?
27. ### space

What is the force of gravity at 220 miles above Earth's surface? Calculate how much of a g force the astronauts are actually experiencing. The solution for this math problem is a percentage. You can calculate it using the Algebraic equation: gr = R2/r2 x g R = the radius of ...
28. ### Fluid Mechanics

A circular disc having a diameter of 125cm is immersed in water so that the distance of its perimeter measured vertically below the water surface varies between 60cm and 150cm. Find the total force due to the water acting on one side of the lamina, and the vertical distance of...
29. ### Fluid Mechanics

A circular disc having a diameter of 125cm is immersed in water so that the distance of its perimeter measured vertically below the water surface varies between 60cm and 150cm. Find the total force due to the water acting on one side of the lamina, and the vertical distance of...
30. ### Fluid Mechanics

A circular disc having a diameter of 125cm is immersed in water so that the distance of its perimeter measured vertically below the water surface varies between 60cm and 150cm. Find the total force due to the water acting on one side of the lamina, and the vertical distance of...
31. ### Fluid Mechanics

A circular disc having a diameter of 125cm is immersed in water so that the distance of its perimeter measured vertically below the water surface varies between 60cm and 150cm. Find the total force due to the water acting on one side of the lamina, and the vertical distance of...
32. ### Fluid Mechanics

A circular disc having a diameter of 125cm is immersed in water so that the distance of its perimeter measured vertically below the water surface varies between 60cm and 150cm. Find the total force due to the water acting on one side of the lamina, and the vertical distance of...
33. ### Physics

Kate (m = 50 kg) is swinging on a tire tied by a (light) rope (L = 3 m) to a tree limb. Her twin Ashley comes along and squeezes into the tire with her. Assume that at all times the centre of mass of the person(s) riding the tire is at the end of the rope. a) What was the ...
34. ### physiscs

in a simple model of a hydrogen atom, the electron revolves in circular orbit around the proton with a speed of 1.1*10^6m/s. determine the radius of the electrons orbit
35. ### Math

help me solve this conic: 12x^2+y^2+6x-9=0 not sure what you mean by "solve this conic" You want to know what kind of conic? ellipse to find out its properties you have to change it into standard form (x-h)^2/a^2 + (y-k)^2/b^2 = 1 I would first divide by 12 x^2 + y^2/12 + x/2...

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

If a hypothetical planet in our Solar System had a sidereal period of 11.1 Earth years and a circular orbit, how far from the Sun in Astronomical Units would it be? Enter your answer to the nearest 0.01 AU.
38. ### Chemistry

Which of the following processes are spontaneous? (Select all that apply.) a. average car prices increasing b. a soft-boiled egg becoming raw c. a satellite falling to Earth d. water decomposing to H2 and O2 at 298 K and 1 atm I thought it would c and maybe d
39. ### Physics

A 6 kg rock is suspended by a massless string from one end of a 6m measuring stick. What is the mass of the measuring stick if it is balanced by a support force at the 1m mark? answer in units of kg. Thanks for any help Rather than just posting the question, you should post ...
40. ### general physics

His spacecraft, Vostok I, was a sphere about 2.3 m in diameter, and it reached a maximum altitude above Earth’s surface of 327 km. What was the spacecraft’s speed at this point in its orbit?
41. ### Physics

You have been sent in a small spacecraft to rendezvous with a space station that is in a low circular Earth orbit, say, with a radius of 6,720 km, approximately that of the orbit of the International Space Station. Due to mishandling of units by a technician, you find yourself...
42. ### physics

Assuming Earth behaves as a perfect sphere with a radius of 6380 km, the standard gravitational acceleration,g, at sea level has a value of 9.80 m/s^2. a.) As Earth rotates on its axis, objects at the equator experience a slightly different value of g due to additional ...

the centre point of a circle is 5,3. the top most point of the circle is the vertex. the radius of the circle is 5 and one of the zeroes is 9. figure out the vertex. tehn figure out the equation and convert it in standard form? p.s-plz exaplain step to step process or detailed...
44. ### Math

The pedals of a bicycle are mounted on a bracket whose centre is 29.0 cm above the ground. Each pedal is 16.5 the bracket The bicycle is pedalled at the rate of 12 cycles per minute. a) Write an equation for the height of one pedal at time t, in seconds, if this dal starts at ...
45. ### trig problem

Hi, A fountain in a shopping centre has a single jet of water. The height of the jet of water varies according to a sinusoidal function. A student notes that, in exactly one minute, the jet goes from a minimum height of 2m to a maximum height of 6m and back to 2m. At 13:00, ...
46. ### French =)

Please could you check my French homework for mistakes? The first part is a presentation and the second part is my half of a role play. Also do you know of any websites that can help you with pronunciation? Hugh Heffner Mesdames et messieurs, je vous prèsente Mosieur Hugh ...
47. ### Physics

What is the Earth's gravitational force on you when you are standing on the Earth and when you are riding in the Space Shuttle 380 km above the Earth's surface? Answer as a fraction of the surface gravity of Earth. (The Earth's radius is 6400 km.)
48. ### physics

A satellite circling the earth has an average power consumption of 370.0 W. Assuming 5.4% efficiency for conversion of solar energy to electrical energy, what area is required for the solar panels?
49. ### science help pls pls

A star is observed from two positions of Earth in its orbit, in summer and winter. Which of these is the best method to calculate the approximate distance of the star from Earth? measure the parallax and use it in calculations measure the red shift of emitted light and use it ...
50. ### Physics

A satellite orbits Neptune 4000km above its surface. given the mass of Neptune is 1.02x10^26 kg and the radius of Neptune is 2.48x10^7m, Calculate the orbital speed of the satellite
51. ### math

Based on the data collected by the National Centre for health Statistics and made available to the public in the Sample Adult database, it was found that the percentage of adults who have at some point in their life been told that they have hypertension was 15%. Suppose that a...
52. ### math!!!

Molten plastic is injected into the centre of a circular mold of constant height, H, through a small hole. The rate of injection is such that the radius of the plastic inside the mould increases so that r(t)= 3t^2 -2t^3 where the mold has maximum radius of one unit. Compute ...
53. ### Application prob. for Trig.

Hi, A fountain in a shopping centre has a single jet of water. The height of the jet of water varies according to a sinusoidal function. A student notes that, in exactly one minute, the jet goes from a minimum height of 2m to a maximum height of 6m and back to 2m. At 13:00, ...
54. ### physics

a square with side length 2.0 cm has a charge of -1.0x10^-6C at every corner. What is the magnitude and direction of the electric force on each charge? What is the force on a fifth charge placed in the centre of this square? Does the sign of the fifth charge affect the ...
55. ### Physics

Find the energy necessary to put 5kg , initially at rest on Earth's surface, into geosynchronous orbit. Do I use the formula U=GMm/r G=6.67*10^-11 M=2.5*10^24 m=5 r=41000 Is this sort of right, any help would be greatly appreciated.
56. ### Physics

Find the energy necessary to put 5kg , initially at rest on Earth's surface, into geosynchronous orbit. Do I use the formula U=GMm/r G=6.67*10^-11 M=2.5*10^24 m=5 r=41000 Is this sort of right, any help would be greatly appreciated.
57. ### Physics

if mars orbits the sun at an angular velocity of 1.06x10-7 rad/s, how long is a year on mars in earth days assuming it travels in a circular orbit?pls explain
58. ### sociology

how does race-conflict approach coincide with or oppose the concept of multiculturalismy
59. ### Statistics

The national centre of health statistics reports that the mean systolic blood pressure for males 35-44 years of age is 128 and a standard deviation of 15. A group of 50 executives selected at random are tested and found to have an avarage of 132.3. Is there statistical ...
60. ### physics

Two people, George who has a mass of 93.0 kg and Victoria who has a mass of 60.0 kg, are on a frozen circular pond. They stand at the very centre and push off of each other. The distance from one side of the pond to the other is 83.0 m and it takes George 15.0 s to reach the ...
61. ### Physics

Singly charged positive ions are kept on a circular orbit in a cyclotron. The magnetic field inside the cyclotron is 0.947 T. The mass of the ions is 3.01×10-26 kg, and speed of the ions is 3.45 percent of the speed of the light. What is the diameter of the orbit? (The speed ...
62. ### science help pls pls pls

A new object, Object Y, was discovered outside our solar system. Object Y is small and rocky, is not a satellite of any other object, and it does not have enough gravity to clear away smaller objects near its orbit. The characteristics of Object Y most closely resemble those ...
63. ### Calculus

A sphere with radius 1m has temperature 15 degrees C. It lies inside a con- centric sphere with radius 2m and temperature 25 degrees C: The temperature T(r) at a distance r from the common centre of the spheres satisfi es the di fferential equation: d^(2)T/dr^2 + 2/r(dT/dr) = ...
64. ### Physics

Two manned satellites approaching one another at a relative speed of 0.200 m/s intend to dock. The first has a mass of 5.50 ✕ 103 kg, and the second a mass of 7.50 ✕ 103 kg. Assume that the positive direction is directed from the second satellite towards the first ...
65. ### French

Can someone please check my work? Read what the following people are doing and then explain why, using "avoir" and one of the expressions in the list. faim soif chaud froid model: Alice mange une pizza. (Elle a faim.) 1. Je mets mon pull. (J'ai froid.) 2. Nous allons à la caf...
66. ### Science

I know what a baseline is, but what baseline is used in astronomy? y do we need vary the length of baselines we use? Is the baseline the diameter of the earth's orbit? I really do not get the 2nd part.
67. ### Reiny to Gina (logic)

I saw your reply re my late night solution to your pumpkin question http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1224212047 I did indeed make two typing errors, which even though they do not change the actual answer, nevertheless would have caused confusion. I will repeat my solution ...
68. ### astronomy

what is controversy of PLuto's status as a planet Here are a couple: It has a much more eccentric and tilted orbit than any of the other planets. Its orbit is tilted at an angle to the plane of the orbits of the other planets. It’s smaller than some of the planetary moons in...
69. ### English

Here are some more sentences for you to check. Thank you. 1)The trip showed me that there is a big world outside.I decided to take (??) the trip to keep my family good company and to know them better. 2)The journey on car (by car) was very boring. 3)The trip by car was long ...
70. ### Physics

t a NASA research center free-fall research is performed by dropping experiment packages from the top of an evacuated shaft 156 m high. Free-fall imitates the so-called microgravity environment of a satellite in orbit. What constant acceleration would be required to stop an ...
71. ### Physics

A girl standing on a stationary uniform plank 10m long. The plank can move with negligible friction along the surface of the water. A) the girl walks along the plank with a velocity of 2ms-1 relative to the plank until she reaches the end of the plank. The centre of mass of ...
72. ### Math show work

If a hypothetical planet in our Solar System had a sidereal period of 11.1 Earth years and a circular orbit, how far from the Sun in Astronomical Units would it be? Enter your answer to the nearest 0.01 AU.
73. ### physics iit

I need the following formulas for a (square, a ring,cylinder,hollow cylinder,a triangle,disc, rod) etc.. 1.Moment of inertia 2.Magnetic force 3.Electric force 4.Electric flux 5.Gravitational force 6.Centre of mass 7.Magnetic field intensity 8.Electric potential 9.Area 10....
74. ### physics

A mass m1 = 6.0 kg sits on a frictionless table, and rotates at a constant speed v = 3.0 m/sin a circle of radius R = 1.5 m. m1 is attached by a massless string which passes through a hole in the centre of the table to a second m2 (which hangs freely without moving). There is ...
75. ### maths

A rope AB attached to a small block of neglible dimensions and passes over apulley C so that its free end hangs 1.5 metres above ground. When block rests on the floor. The end A of the rope is moved horizontally in astraight line by a man walking at a uniform velocity V=...
76. ### Physics

A spherical satellite has 12 identical monopropellant thrust chambers for attitude control with the following performance characteristics: thrust (each unit): 5 lbf; Is (steady state or more than 2 sec): 240 sec; Is (pulsing duration 20 msec): 150 sec; Is (pulsing duration 100...
77. ### Physics

Two scales support a massless plank from either end, separated by 3 m. A person, whose height is less than 3 m, lies down on the plank with their head on the leftmost scale. The leftmost scale reads 314 N, and the rightmost scale reads 112 N. (a) Calculate the person’s mass...
78. ### English

I still have to include the following paragraph to my previous letter. Can you please check it? Thank you. 1) As to your accommodation, you have chosen a hotel which lies more than two miles from the school! 2) I think you should opt for one among the following hotels which ...
79. ### precal

The Singapore Flyer, currently the world's largest Ferris wheel, completes one rotation every 37 minutes. Measuring 150m in diameter, the Flyer is set atop a terminal building, with a total height of 165 m from the ground to the top of the wheel. When viewed from Marina Centre...
80. ### Science

Compare an astronauts weight in orbit with the astronauts weight on Earth, assuming the mass of the astronaut doesn't change.
81. ### Science

Compare an astronauts weight in orbit with the astronauts weight on Earth, assuming the mass of the astronaut doesn't change.
82. ### science

How long dose it take the moon to rotate once and how many days dose it take to orbit the earth
83. ### Physics

A 95,000kg spaceship, moving at 0.34 m/s, wants to dock at a 75000kg satellite that is moving towards it. If the final speed to the joined spacecraft is -0.66 m/s, find the initial speed of the satellite.
84. ### Physics

Sorry for reposting this but I'm still confused with the last part... You have been sent in a small spacecraft to rendezvous with a space station that is in a low circular Earth orbit, say, with a radius of 6,720 km, approximately that of the orbit of the International Space ...
85. ### Physics

Sorry for reposting this but I'm still confused with the last part... You have been sent in a small spacecraft to rendezvous with a space station that is in a low circular Earth orbit, say, with a radius of 6,720 km, approximately that of the orbit of the International Space ...
86. ### math

the launch window for a weather satellite is represented by the inequality |t-360| < 20 where t minutes is the time from the start of the countdown to the launch. If the countdown starts at 01:00, at what times can the satellite be launched?
87. ### English

Can you check if the following sentences are possible in English? Thank you very much in advance for your invaluable help. 1) The barons received lands (or land) from the king. 2) The land was held by the vassals. 3) In the medieval mind (?) there was also the theory of a ...
88. ### maths

A villager Itwaari has a plot of land of the shape of a quadrilateral. The Gram Panchayat of the village decided to take over some portion of his plot from one of the corners to construct a Health Centre. Itwaari agrees to the above proposal with the condition that he should ...
89. ### Geometry

A circle of radius 1 is drawn in the plane. Four non-overlapping circles each of radius 1, are drawn (externally) tangential to the original circle. An angle ã is chosen uniformly at random in the interval [0,2ð). The probability that a half ray drawn from the centre of the ...
90. ### physics

15000N on earth 2250N on moon Moon Radius= 1.74x10^6m Orbital Height 100km Total orbit 1.84x10^6m What is orbital speed?
91. ### Algebra

the space shuttle does one full orbit every 90 minutes and the earth is 25,000 miles around. What is the apparent speed of the space shuttle?
92. ### Math

From two tracking stations, A and B, 450km apart, a satellite is sighted at C directly above the line joining A to B. At the moment of sighting, angle A is 39 and angle B is 45. Find the height of the satellite. Please show all your steps clearly and asap, Thanks
93. ### physics

A 92kg astronaut and a 1.2E3kg satellite are at rest relative to the space shuttle. The astronaut pushes on the satellite, giving a speed of 0.14m/s directly away from the shuttle. Seven and a half seconds later the astronaut comes into contact with the shuttle. What was the ...
94. ### physics

A satellite that is spinning clockwise has four low-mass solar panels sticking out as shown; the mass of the satellite is 750 kg. A tiny meteor of mass 2 kg traveling at high speed rips through one of the solar panels and continues in the same direction but at reduced speed. ...
95. ### physics

Two cars leave the same point at the same time, each travelling at the same constant speed and each having the same mass. The first car drives directly east, while the second car heads directly north. If the centre of mass of the two-car system is travelling at 51 km/h (i.e. ...
96. ### physics

Two cars leave the same point at the same time, each travelling at the same constant speed and each having the same mass. The first car drives directly east, while the second car heads directly north. If the centre of mass of the two-car system is travelling at 51 km/h (i.e. ...
97. ### physics

What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/22 of its value at the Earth's surface? _ m
98. ### physics

What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/45 of its value at the Earth's surface?
99. ### phy

What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/12 of its value at the Earth's surface?
100. ### Physics

What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/20 of its value at the Earth's surface?