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

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### Chemistry

The mass of the earth is known to be about 5.98 X10^24kg assume that it is approx. spherical with an average diameter of 1.276X10^7 METERS. from these data calculate the average density of the earth(g/cm^3) could the earth be made mostly of water (density=1.00g/cm^3), abundant...

### physics

A planet has a radius of about 0.85 times Earth's radius and a mass of only 0.74 times Earth's mass. Estimate the acceleration due to gravity on the planet. Use M_{Earth} = 5.972 x 10^{24} kilograms and r_{Earth} = 6370 kilometers a_{planet} = ________________{m}/{s^2} (no ...

### physics

i keep trying to put this in my calculator but i keep getting the wrong answer...can someone please try it on their calculator and help me? thnks (a) Find the distance r to geosynchronous orbit. Apply Kepler's third law. T^2=((4pi^2)/(GM_E))r^3 Substitute the period in seconds...

### physics

How close must two electrons be if the electric force between them is equal to the weight of either at the earth's surface?

### Earth Science

2. To make observations, an observer must always use (1)experiments (2)the senses (3)proportion (4)mathematical calculations Is it (2)?

### Earth science

How long an exposure would a photographer need to photograph star trails that are complete circles? Why? The star Sirius is 4.3 light years from Earth. Determine the distance to Sirius in km and in astronomical units. THe moon's average distance from Earth is about 380,000 km...

### physics- multiple choice

1. A transport truck pulls on a trailer with a force of 600N [E]. The trailer pulls on the transport truck with a force a) of zero b) of less than 600 N is the truck is slowing down c) equal to 600 N only if the truck is moving at constant velocity d) equal to 600 N no matter ...

### Astronomy

Calculate the ratio of the escape velocities from the moon and Earth. Calculate the ratio of the escape velocities from the moon and Earth In order to escape the gravitaional pull exerted by a central body on an orbiting object, it must must achieve a minimum inertial velocity...

### Physics-VASTS

The Mass Budget: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Repair Mission Operational Concept Math Problem: The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has encountered a failure in its High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera. Mission Case: As the HiRISE camera contains the ...

### PHYSICS

The microwaves in a microwave oven are produced in a special tube called a magnetron. The electrons orbit in a magnetic field of 9.3×10−2 T at a frequency of 2.6 GHz, and as they do so they emit 2.6 GHz electromagnetic waves. If the maximum diameter of the electron ...

### physics

In a hydrogen atom, if the radius of the orbit of the electron is doubled, then its energy will ... a)Decrease by a factor of 2 b)Remain the same c)Increase by a factor of 2 d)Actually, it is not possible for the radius of the orbit to double e)Increase or decrease by a factor...

### earth science

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### Physics

"If a small planet were located 8 times as far as the Earth's distance from the Sun, what would be its period in Earth years?" (22.5 earth years) As a note, we are given a table with all of the planets' masses and radii.

### physics

Take the mass of the Earth to be 5.98 × 1024 kg. If the Earth’s gravitational force causes a falling 74 kg student to accelerate downward at 9.8 m/s2, determine the upward acceleration of the Earth during the student’s fall. Answer in units of m/s2

### physics

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

Find the magnitude of the gravitational attraction force that the earth exerts on a 62-kilogram astronaut who is 8.00 X 10^7 meters away from the center of the earth. Useful numbers: M^earth=5.98 X 10^24kg; G=6.67 X 10^-11 N*m^2kg^-2 Please walk me through your steps, don't ...

### Physics

Let us assume that the muon production happens at an altitude of about 15 kilometers above the surface of the Earth, and that the produced muons have a velocity of 0.99 c. Thus, in the Earth system, it takes the muon approx. 50500 nanoseconds to reach the surface of the Earth...

### Physics

A 1000kg space craft at 500m/s is on a collision course with a 400kg satellite travelling at 700m/s. Their paths are converging at a 45 degree angle. After the collision, they remain locked together. a) calculate their final speed b) calculate the quantity of non-kinetic ...

### Physics

A 1000kg space craft at 500m/s is on a collision course with a 400kg satellite travelling at 700m/s. Their paths are converging at a 45 degree angle. After the collision, they remain locked together. a) calculate their final speed b) calculate the quantity of non-kinetic ...

### English

Thank you very much. I left out the following sentences. 1) I like everything in (of) the place where I live. My town is famous for its wines and truffles among other things. 2) There are a lot of sports facilities:tennis courts, a football pitch (ground?) and two outdoor and ...

### Earth Science

My child is doing a project on the earth. He is trying to do a power point presentation on the earth. He ran across information that stated, "The earth is divided into several layers which have distinct chemicals and seismic properties". He would like to know something that he...

### physics

A 7710-kg rocket is set for vertical firing from the earth's surface. If the exhaust speed is 1350 m/s, how much gas must be ejected each second in order for the thrust to be equal to the weight of the rocket? How much gas must be ejected each second to give the rocket an ...

### physics

Take the mass of the Earth to be 5.98 × 1024 kg. If the Earth’s gravitational force causes a falling 52 kg student to accelerate downward at 9.8 m/s2, determine the upward accelera- tion of the Earth during the student’s fall. Answer in units of m/s2.

### Physics

Take the mass of the Earth to be 5.98 × 1024 kg. If the Earth’s gravitational force causes a falling 44 kg student to accelerate downward at 9.8 m/s2, determine the upward accelera- tion of the Earth during the student’s fall. Answer in units of m/s2.

### Physics

A 910kg object is released from rest at an altitude of 1200 km above the north pole of the earth. If we ignore atmospheric friction, with what speed does the object strike the surface of the earth? (the polar radius of the earth is 6357 km)

### Calculus

Explain fully please and thank you! =) Determine the point of intersection of the lines L1: r= (1,3,7) + s(1,2,-2),seR and L2: v=(0,2,-3) +t(1,1,4), teR. a) P(1,3,1) b P(1,3,7) c) The lines coincide d) no point of intersection

### Physics

11-098-satellite_and_junk.jpg A spherical satellite of radius 4.6 m and mass M = 195 kg is originally moving with velocity vsatellite,i = < 3000, 0, 0 > m/s, and is originally rotating with an angular speed ?1 = 2 radians/second, in the direction shown in the diagram. A ...

### Meteorology

Posted a couple of days ago on this subject. The wind blows anti-clockwise round a depression (N Hemisphere). In a stereotypical depression isobars form fairly regular circles round the centre of the depression with kinks at the warm and cold fronts with the isobars in the ...

### Phyics Toughest question on earth

Estimate the time difference between the longest day and the shortest day of a year in seconds if you lived on the Earth's equator with the assumptions below. Note: this is not the difference between solstices as we are adjusting the earth's rotation axis to be in the orbital ...

### Math math help

the arch of a concrete bridge is a semi ellipse having a span of 60 ft and a central height of 20 ft. if the roadway is 25 ft above the base. find at 10 ft intervals the distance from the arch to the roadway. ( im completely lost which to solve/find) Igot this answer: " Make a...

### analytic geometry

1. The orbit of the earth is an ellipse with the sun at a focus, the semi-major axes 93 million miles and the eccentricity is 1/60. Find the greatest and least distance of the earth from the sun. 2. A battle shipping is sailing at a straight line towards east at 40km/hour from...

### Physics

How far from the center of the earth must a person be located in space so t hat his/her weight would be the same as when he/she is standing on the moon?

### SCIENCE asap :P

Twice a year on Earth, the number of hours of darkness is equal to the number of hours of sunlight. These events, where both day and night are 12 hours, are the spring and autumn equinoxes.Which of these describes the orientation of the sun and Earth on these two days? A.Earth...

### physics

calculate the force of Earth's gravity on a spacecraft 12,800 km (2 Earth radii) above Earth's surface if its mass is 1350 kg. i know the universal gravitation formula is Fg = G [(m1 m2)/ r^2] but im not getting anywhere near the multiply choice answers of: 14,470, 4410 N, ...

### physics

The Earth rotates on its own axis once per day (24.0h). What is the tangential speed of the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro (elevation 5895 m above sea level), which is located approximately on the equator, due to rotation of the Earth? The equatorial radius of Earth is 6378 km.

### Physics

A student with mass 55 kg jumps off a high diving board. Using 6.0×10^24 kg for the mass of the earth, what is the acceleration of the earth toward her as she accelerates toward the earth with an acceleration of 9.8 m/s2 ? Assume that the net force on the earth is the force ...

### science

When astronauts travel into space, they can still see Earth and the moon. why is this possible? A. The sun shines in the windows of their space vehicle. B. They view earth and moon through a telescope. C. The sun's light reflects off earth and the moon. D. The astronauts look ...

### physics

A raindrop has a mass of 5.6 × 10-7 kg and is falling near the surface of the earth. Calculate the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted (a) on the raindrop by the earth and (b) on the earth by the raindrop.

### Physics please HELP

A meteor is approaching. Assume that the meteor started very far away from the earth and just grazes the earth. You may ignore all other forces except gravitational force between earth and meteor. Assume that mass of the meteor is much smaller than mass of the earth. With ...

### Science

How does life on Earth depend on the sun? I put If the Earth is too near from the sun then it will be too hot and we wouldnt't be able to live. But if the Earth is too far from the Sun then it would be too cold. Is that a right answer?

### Physics

Consider a space pod somewhere between earth and the moon, at just the right distance so that the gravitational attractions to Earth and Moon are equal. Is this location nearer Earth or Moon?

### Physics

a. 2 objects each of mass 200 kg and 500 kg are separated by 50 cm. Where body of mass 20 kg should be placed so that the resultant force of gravity experienced by objects equal to zero? b. launched a rocket leaving Earth. Known radius of the earth 6.4 x 10 ³ km and ...

### Algebra II

The force of attraction between the earth and some object is called the weight of that object. The law of gravitation states, then, that the weight of an object is inversely proportional to the square of its distance from the center of the earth. If a person weighs 120 lb on ...

### Algebra II

The force of attraction between the earth and some object is called the weight of that object. The law of gravitation states, then, that the weight of an object is inversely proportional to the square of its distance from the center of the earth. If a person weighs 120 lb on ...

### Physics

Europa, a satellite of Jupiter, appears to have an ocean beneath its icy surface. Proposals have been made to send a robotic submarine to Europa to see if there might be life there. There is no atmosphere on Europa, and we shall assume that the surface ice is thin enough that ...

### physics universal gravity

find the gravitaional force of the sun that acts on a 50 kg peron standing on earth. mass of the sun = 2E30 kg distance from sun to earth = 1.5E11 m radius of earth = 6.4E6 m

### phys

An electron of kinetic energy 50 keV moves in a circular orbit perpendicular to a magnetic field of 0.405 T. Find the radius of the orbit. I tried using KE=mv^2/2 to find velocity. then using qBv=(mv^2)/r to solve for r. but my answer was wrong. I am pretty sure this is the ...

### geololgy

Earth and Venus are so similar in size and overall composition that they are almost “twins.” Why did these two planets evolve so differently? Why is Earth's atmosphere rich in oxygen and poor in carbon dioxide, whereas the reverse is true on Venus? What would happen to ...

### physics

For a safe re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere the pilots of a space capsule must reduce their speed from 2.6 104 m/s to 1.0 104 m/s. The rocket engine produces a backward force on the capsule of 1.7 105 N. The mass of the capsule is 3800 kg. For how long must they fire their...

### jupiter and earth

The planet of Jupiter is more than 300 times more massive than earth.however,an object scarcely weighs 3 times as much on the surface of Jupiter as it does on the surface of the earth. How can that be? Determine the radius of Jupiter in terms of earth radii.

### Economics

The Andrews Corporation produced satellite dishes, was purchased by another compay, which was a cable company: The Total Cost function for the New Company is: TC = 1,000 + 16Q – 16Q2, where the demand curve for Satellite Dishes is PS = 400 – QS and that for the cable ...

### Physics

Suppose a meteor of mass 3.30 1013 kg is moving at 32.0 km/s relative to the center of the Earth and strikes the Earth. Suppose the meteor creates the maximum possible decrease in the angular speed of the Earth by moving toward the west and striking a point on the equator ...

### speed of rocket

how fast does a rocket need to go to break earth's gravitationl pull The final rocket velocity required to maintain a circular orbit around the Earth may be computed from the following: Vc = sqrt(µ/r) where Vc is the circular orbital velocity in feet per second, µ (...

### geography

Give one mineral for each physical property. Physical properties: (1)It must occur naturally. (2)It must be inorganic. (3)It must be a solid. (4)It must possess an orderly internal structure: that is, its atoms must be arranged in a definite pattern. (5)It must have a definite...

### astronomy

You are a pulsar astronomer, and you have been measuring the pulses from a particular milli-second pulsar for several hundred days. You find that they do not arrive at regular intervals - sometimes they arrive a little early and sometimes a little late. You assume that this is...

### Calculus

3) Consider rectangles located as shown in the first quadrant and inscribed under a decreasing curve, with the lower left hand corner at the origin and the upper right hand corner on the curve y = sqrt(9 - x2) Find the width, height and area of the largest such rectangle. let ...

### thrthbr

In a synchrotron, electrons are accelerated to speeds close to the speed of light v≈c≈3×108 m/s Suppose that in a synchrotron, 100 billion (10^11) electrons move in a circular orbit of circumference L=300 m . Determine the electric current in Amps due the flow of ...

### physics

Suppose that the attraction between the moon and the earth were due to Coulomb forces rather than gravitational force. What would be the magnitude of the charge required if equal but opposite charges resided on both earth and moon? Mass of earth = 5.98×1024 kg; mass of moon...

### Physics

If a space station must "provide one sixth the magnitude of the acceleration due to gravity on Earth" Can I use 9.81ms^-2/6 or is that too simple? Thanks.

### AP physics

suppose that the surface (radius=r) of the space station is rotating at 35.8 m/s. what must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh one-half their earth weight?

### Earth Science

which two criteria must be met before scientists can use radiocarbon dating? I need serious help dudes lol

### physics

The diameters of Earth and the Sun are approximately 1.3 107 m and 1.4 109 m respectively, and the average Sun-Earth distance is 1.5 1011 m. Consider a scale model of the solar system, where Earth is represented by a peppercorn 2.3 mm in diameter. Calculate the diameter of the...

### Science

1.)Why is Earth’s temperature just right for life? (1 point) A.)Earth’s core is hot enough to heat Earth’s surface. B.)Earth’s magnetic field creates suitable temperatures on Earth’s surface. C.)Earth’s crust is warmed by heat from the sun. D.)Earth’s atmosphere ...

### physics

A spaceship of mass m travels from the Earth to the Moon along a line that passes through the center of the Earth and the center of the Moon. (a) At what distance from the center of the Earth is the force due to the Earth three times the magnitude of the force due to the Moon?

### science

write an account that considers what conditions would be required on an earth-like extrasolar planet for the carbon based life to evolve. In your answer you must keep in mind what is thought to have happened on earth, and you must: according to this i have to write about how ...

### physics

In a synchrotron, electrons are accelerated to speeds close to the speed of light v≈c≈3×108 m/s Suppose that in a synchrotron, 100 billion (1011) electrons move in a circular orbit of circumference L=300 m . Determine the electric current in Amps due the flow of ...

### Science 6th grade Earth's day and night ANSWERS

1. how does earth's rotation cause day and night? (1pt) As the earth rotates toward the east the sun appears to rise in the east and set in the west. 2.Roughly how many times does the earth rotate during each complete revolution? (1pt) 365. 3. Saturn's day is roughly 10 hours ...

### Physics help - Earths force

Is the force of the earth’s gravity on the sun stronger, weaker, or the same as the force of the sun’s gravity on the earth? Explain why the sun’s attraction affects the motion of the earth more than the earth’s attraction affects the sun’s motion. So is the sun's ...

### Science

Can someone please check my answers and if they are wrong can you help me fix them? Thank so much!! 1. Which of the following determines the strength of the force of gravity between two objects? Check all that apply. (2 points) the speeds of the objects the masses of the ...

### maths

The distribution of the time taken to run 1000 metres by users of a treadmill in a sports centre has mean 7.2 minutes and standard deviation 2.045 minutes. 1 Choose the option that is closest to the probability that the mean time taken to run 1000 metres for a sample of 30 ...

### maths

The distribution of the time taken to run 1000 metres by users of a treadmill in a sports centre has mean 7.2 minutes and standard deviation 2.045 minutes. 1 Choose the option that is closest to the probability that the mean time taken to run 1000 metres for a sample of 30 ...

### calculus

The distribution of the time taken to run 1000 metres by users of a treadmill in a sports centre has mean 7.2 minutes and standard deviation 2.045 minutes. 1 Choose the option that is closest to the probability that the mean time taken to run 1000 metres for a sample of 30 ...

### Physics

A planet has two satellite moons. Moon X has an orbital period of 2.13 days. Moon Y has an orbital period of about 3.53 days. Both moons have nearly circular orbits. Use Kepler's third law to find the distance of each satellite from the planet's center. The planet's mass is 2....

### Physics

As measured from centre ice, a single wildly cheering hockey fan can produce a sound intensity level of 60dB. What sound intensity level would be produced by 20 000 cheering fans? --------- If sound waves travel through the ground with an average speed of 6150 m/s and a ...

### Science Please help

Some of the oldest rocks ever found have been estimated to be about 3.5 billion years old. Is it likely that these rocks were present when Earth was first formed? No, this rock is probably just a sedimentary rock that was formed by much younger igneous rocks. Yes, the oldest ...

### Science

Why is freshwater a limited resource? A. because most water on Earth is in lakes B. because most water on Earth is in clouds C. because most water on Earth is in the ground D. because most water on Earth is saltwater D

### PHYSICS

In the Bohr theory of the hydrogen atom, an electron moves in a circular orbit about a proton, where the radius of the orbit is approximately 0.542 multiplied by 10-10 m. (The actual value is 0.529 multiplied by 10-10 m.) (a) Find the electric force exerted on each particle, ...

### physics

In the Bohr theory of the hydrogen atom, an electron moves in a circular orbit about a proton, where the radius of the orbit is approximately 0.542 multiplied by 10-10 m. (The actual value is 0.529 multiplied by 10-10 m.) (a) Find the electric force exerted on each particle, ...

### PHYSICS

In the Bohr theory of the hydrogen atom, an electron moves in a circular orbit about a proton, where the radius of the orbit is approximately 0.542 multiplied by 10-10 m. (The actual value is 0.529 multiplied by 10-10 m.) (a) Find the electric force exerted on each particle, ...

### Physics

The exact mass of the moon was not determined until the Apollo lunar orbiter went into orbit around the moon. They used the period and the orbital radius to find the mass. But since you already know the mass of the moon, if the spaceship was orbiting 485 km above the surface ...

### jay kay public

Consider a planet in space whose mass is twice that of earth and radius is thrice that of earth what will be the weight of a body on this planet if its weight on the earth is 900N ??

### physics

person weighs 526 N on Earth. Another planet has twice the mass of Earth and Twice the radius of Earth. Find the weight on the other planet. I need help with a formula too.

### physics

A space traveler weighs 620 N on earth. What will the traveler weigh on another planet whose radius is three times that of earth and whose mass is twice that of earth?

### physics

A space traveler weighs 635 N on earth. What will the traveler weigh on another planet whose radius is three times that of earth and whose mass is twice that of earth?

### Social Studies

What does “geography” mean in literal sense? a. the study of the human elements of Earth b. to describe Earth*** c. the study of the physical elements of Earth d. none of the above

### Gravitation help..........thanks

A projectile is shot directly away from Earth's surface. Neglect the rotation of Earth. (a) As a multiple of Earth's radius RE, what is the radial distance a projectile reaches if its initial speed is one-fifth of the escape speed from Earth? ____ times RE (b) As a multiple of...

### physics

The mass of Earth can be calculated using the fact that the weight of an object (in newtons) is equal to the force of gravity between the object and Earth. Given that the radius of Earth is 6.4*10^6m , determine its mass

### 7th Grade Science About Earth Quakes

Hi, I need some information about Earth Quakes. My question is: Where & Why do Earth Quakes occur? I'm not cheating or anything I just need some help with this topic for the project I'm doing about Earth Quakes right now. Please Help ME! Thanks :D

### Paul

Determien the mass of the Sun using the known value for the period of the Earth and its distance from the Sun. I do not remeber how to do this F = ma = Fg = GmM/r^2 Period of earth 3.16 E 7 s radius earth to moon = 1.5 E 11 m

### Physics

Saturn has a radius of about 9.0 earth radii, and a mass 95 times the Earth’s mass. Estimate the gravitational field on the surface of Saturn compared to that on the Earth

### physics

2. Saturn has a radius of about 9.0 earth radii, and a mass 95 times the Earth’s mass. Estimate the gravitational field on the surface of Saturn compared to that on the Earth

### physics

a space probe launched from earth and orbits at a distance of 15,000 m from earth's center, the gravitational force is 500 N. What is the size of force when it is 25,000 m from earth.

### Science

The weight of a body on the surface of the earth is 392N .What will be the weight of this body on a planet whose mass is double that of the earth and radius is four times that of the earth

### Physics

Suppose the surface (radius = r) of the space station in the figure is rotating at 38.6 m/s. What must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh one-half of their earth-weight?

### Physics

Suppose the surface (radius = r) of the space station in the figure is rotating at 38.6 m/s. What must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh one-half of their earth-weight?

### Physics

Suppose the surface (radius = r) of the space station in the figure is rotating at 38.6 m/s. What must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh one-half of their earth-weight?

### Science Question

Our class is studying the concave earth theory, which are our teacher suggests is the most viable theory for understanding the composition of the earth and the universe as a whole. However, I am having a difficult time comprehending the concave earth theory and how it would ...

### STUPID PHYSICS

As measured from centre ice, a single wildly cheering hockey fan can produce a sound intensity level of 60dB. What sound intensity level would be produced by 20 000 cheering fans? --------- If sound waves travel through the ground with an average speed of 6150 m/s and a ...

### physics

suppose that all the people of the earth went to the north pole and on a signal all jump straight up. estimate the recoil speed of the earth. the mass of the earth is 6 x 10^24 kg and there are about 6 billion people(6 x 10^9).