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

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### Physic~~~

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. So I was doing this and I got stuck here; gs = G*Ms/Rs² = G*(95Me)/(9²Re²) = ge*(95/9²) = 1.173*ge...

### Physics

Relative to the center of the Earth, the position of the Moon can be approximated by (t) = r [cos (ωt) + sin (ωt) ], where r = 3.84 108 m and ω = 2.46 10-6 radians/s. (a) Find the magnitude and direction of the Moon's average velocity between t = 0 and t = 3.12 ...

### Physics

the hubble telescope has a mass of 1.5 x 10^4 kg and its orbiting the earth 596 km above the ground surface.the earths radius is 6.38 x 10^3km. CAlculate a)the force of gravitation on the telescope due to the earth's pull. given: G=6.67 x 10^-11Nm/kg and the mass of earth is 5...

### Critical Thinking

When the interests of politicians or big business moguls coincide with those of the masses which of the following is the consequence? coverage of events will be leaked coverage of events will be automatic coverage of events will be cancelled coverage of events will be slanted...

### science

Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following terms refers to an object that orbits the sun and has enough gravity to be spherical but has not cleared the area of its orbit? (1 point) comet asteroid dwarf planet planet 2. Which of the following statements about the solar system’...

### ms. sue

Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following terms refers to an object that orbits the sun and has enough gravity to be spherical but has not cleared the area of its orbit? (1 point) comet asteroid dwarf planet planet 2. Which of the following statements about the solar system’...

### phy.

Larry weighs 300 N at the surface of the earth. what is the weight of the earth in the gravitational field of Larry? -force= GMm/d^2 would i set it up like force= (9.8m/s^2)(300 N)? an astronaut lands on a planet that has twice the mass as earth and twice the diameter. how ...

### Physics

Assuming that the Earth is spherical and recalling that latitudes range from 0° at the Equator to 90° N at the North Pole, how far apart, measured on the Earth's surface, are Copenhagen (55.67° N latitude), and Rome (41.90° N latitude)? The two cities lie on approximately ...

### Physics

The Earth's rate of rotation is constantly decreasing, causing the day to increase in duration. In the year 2006 the Earth took about .840 s longer to complete 365 revolutions than it did in the year 1906. What was the average acceleration of the Earth during this time? Give ...

### algebra

You must submit your response as a file. An object’s weight depends on its height above the surface of the earth. If a man weighs 190 pounds on the surface of the earth, then the man's weight in pounds (W) x miles above the surface is approximated by the formula: W = (190&#...

### PHYSICS

THE MASS OF VENUS IS 81.5% OF THE EARTH AND ITS RADIUS IS 94.9% THAT OF THE EARTH. A)COMPUTE THE ACCELERATION DUE TO GRAVITY ON THE SURFACE OF VENUS FROM THESE DATA.B)IF A ROCK WEIGHS 75.0N ON EARTH,WHAT WOULD IT WEIGH ON THE SURFACE OF VENUS?

### Math

The radius of Earth is 3,959 miles. A spacecraft orbits 6 miles above the surface of Earth. The spacecraft completes 220° of a revolution around Earth in one day. What is the average speed of the spacecraft?

### science

a crew of astronauts leaves earth on a Monday , lands on the moon on a Thursday. they and on the side of the moon facing away from the earth. on what day would the astronauts be able to see earth from the moon, explain

### physics

How far from the center of the earth must a person be to experience acceleration due to gravity that is one half the acceleration at the surface?

### Physics Classical Mechanics

The mean distance from the center of the earth to the center of the moon is rem = 3.84 × 108 m. The mass of the earth is me = 5.98 × 1024 kg and the mass of the moon is mm = 7.34 × 1022 kg. The mean radius of the earth is re = 6.37 × 106 m. The mean radius of the moon is ...

### Science help ms sue.

Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following terms refers to an object that orbits the sun and has enough gravity to be spherical but has not cleared the area of its orbit? (1 point) comet asteroid dwarf planet planet 2. Which of the following statements about the solar system’...

### Science

Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following terms refers to an object that orbits the sun and has enough gravity to be spherical but has not cleared the area of its orbit? (1 point) comet asteroid dwarf planet planet 2. Which of the following statements about the solar system’...

### physics

A projectile with mass of 139 kg is launched straight up from the Earth's surface with an initial speed vi. What magnitude of vi enables the projectile to just reach a maximum height of 5.8RE, measured from the center of the Earth? Ignore air friction as the projectile goes ...

### Physics

Sally has a mass of 50.0kg and earth has a mass of 5.98X10^24kg. The radius of earth is 6.371x10^6m. A)What is the force of gravitational attraction between sally and earth? B)What is Sally's weight?

### Math

The diameter of Earth is about 8,000 mi. Suppose a jet is traveling around Earth at an altitude of 30,000 ft. How many miles will the jet travel in a complete circle aroung Earth? a. 94,247.8 mi. b. 25,156.7 mi. c. 38,000 mi. d. 8,005.7 mi.

### algebra

the weight of a body above the surface of earth varies inversely with the square of the distance from the center of the earth. if maria weighs 125 pounds when she is on the surface of the earth(3960 miles from the center),determine maria weight if she is at the top of mount ...

### algebra

the weight of a body above the surface of earth varies inversely with the square of the distance from the center of the earth. if maria weighs 125 pounds when she is on the surface of the earth(3960 miles from the center),determine maria weight if she is at the top of mount ...

### Physics

a) A distant spaceship carrying a red headlight, emitting light with wavelength 600 nm, is heading towards the earth. Observers on the earth detect the light from the headlight as ultraviolet light with wavelength 200 nm. What is the velocity of the spaceship? b) After the ...

### Physics 1

In recent years, scientists have discovered hundreds of planets orbiting other stars. Some of these planets are in orbits that are similar to that of earth, which orbits the sun (Msun = 1.99 × 10^(30) kg) at a distance of 1.50 × 10^(11) m, called 1 astronomical unit (1 au). ...

### physics

Sally has a mass of 58.0 kg and Earth has a mass of 5.98 1024 kg. The radius of Earth is 6.371 106 m. What is the force of gravitational attraction between Sally and Earth? What is Sally's weight?

### English

I included the last sentences on cheetahs and a few more on the use of gerund/infinitive. Thank you. 1) This project aims at establishing a second, independent population of Asiatic lions and will hopefully enable the subspecies to survive, too. 2) This centre will be located ...

### English

Here is the secomd part of my rephrase. I urgently need to rephrase point 5 (symplifying it). 1) He addresses one of the pupils, identifying her by her number in the class, not by her name. She introduces herself as Sissy Jupe. 2) He takes offence at this version of her given ...

### Physics

The existence of the planet Pluto was proposed based on irregularities in Neptune's orbit. Pluto was subsequently discovered near its predicted position. But it now appears that the discovery was fortuitous, since Pluto is small and the irregularities in Neptune's orbit were ...

### Physics

You are flying to the Moon. Find the point at which the gravitational attractions of Earth and Moon on you will be equal and opposite. Given: radius of the moon: 1.74*10^6 m radius of the earth: 6.38*10^6 m orbital radius of the moon: 3.8*10^8 m Not enough information has been...

### physics

If the average speed of an orbiting space shuttle is 19600 mi/h, determine the time required for it to circle the Earth. Make sure you consider the fact that the shuttle is orbiting about 200 mi above the Earth's surface, and assume that the Earth's radius is 3963 miles

### physics

Star Z has 1/5 the radius of Earth and 1000 times the Earth's mass. If a mass weighs 1.0 N on Earth, what does it weight on Star Z? Thank you.

### physics

Star Z has 1/5 the radius of Earth and 1000 times the Earth's mass. If a mass weighs 1.0 N on Earth, what does it weight on Star Z?

### physics

Star Z has 1/5 the radius of Earth and 1000 times the Earth's mass. If a mass weighs 1.0 N on Earth, what does it weight on Star Z?

### PHYSICS

If your mass on earth is 70 kg what will be your mass on the moon considering that the gravitational field strength on the moon (g) is 1/6 of that on the earth. (g on earth = 10N/kg)

### science. -_-

Okk so im not asking for answers, i just need somone to expplain this homework to me! I don't get it what so ever. So the homework tittle is Weight in space. So it has a whole discripition in wjich i will write dpwn for you. The paper says: Gravity is an invisible force that ...

### Physics

Suppose the surface (radius = r) of a cylindrical space station is rotating at 29.1 m/s to provide artificial gravity. What must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh 1/3 of their earth weight? Don't know how to start please help.

### English

1. Plants grow in earth. 2. Plants grow on earth. 3. Plants grow in the earth. 4. Plants grow on the earth. (Which ones are correct? What does #1 mean? Does #i mean that plants grows under the earth?)

### Astronomy

I have another question. What would an observer on the Moon looking at the Earth see? a) always see a fully-illuminated Earth b) always see a half-illuminated Earth c0 see phases of Earth d) see continuous darkness These are the four answers, but I would think it would depend ...

### Science

Can someone please please help me? I don't have a text book, i have a online book and it isn't working. Can someone please be nice and help me? Science isn't my subject! 1. Why is Earth’s temperature just right for life? (1 point) Earth’s core is hot enough to heat Earth...

### drbob222,math

Am going correct with this one. It is estimated that the Earth is losing 4000 species of plants and animals every year. If S represents the number of species living last year, how many species are on Earth this year? S-4000=1 S=1+4000 S=4001 of species we have on this earth ...

### physics

Find the value of the magnetic field necessary to cause a proton moving at a speed of 2.50 ×10^3 m/s to go into a circular orbit of 15.5-cm radius. An electron has an energy of 100 eV as it enters a magnetic field of 3.50 × 10−2 T. Find the radius of the orbit. A ...

### PHYSICS(HELP!!)

A hole is drilled with smooth sides straight through the center of the earth to the other side of the earth. The air is removed from this tube (and the tube doesn't fill up with water, liquid rock or iron from the core). An object is dropped into one end of the tube and just ...

### Physics

While watching ocean waves at the dock of the bay, Otis notices that 13 waves pass beneath him in 26 seconds. He also notices that the crests of successive waves exactly coincide with the posts that are 5 meters apart. What are the period, frequency, wavelength, and speed of ...

### physics

While watching ocean waves at the dock of the bay, Otis notices that 8 waves pass beneath him in 30 seconds. He also notices that the crests of successive waves exactly coincide with the posts that are 3 meters apart. What are the period, frequency, wavelength, and speed of ...

### physics

While watching ocean waves at the dock of the bay, Otis notices that 13 waves pass beneath him in 32 seconds. He also notices that the crests of successive waves exactly coincide with the posts that are 7 meters apart. What are the period, frequency, wavelength, and speed of ...

### Physics

Suppose there's a collison way out in the Oort cloud, say 30,000 AU away from the Sun. This collison causes one of the comets to alter its orbit and head almost directly at the Sun, such that the comet just skims the surface of the Sun and heads back out to its starting point...

### English

I forgot to include the following sentences. 1) I hate people zapping (channel surfing, channel-hopping) when watching TV. 2)We bought a Freeview box an a satellite dish to watch (free) satellite channels around the world. 3) We also subscribed (?) to Sky to watch the national...

### FRENCH1

é ü û à Please correct. I did my best to correct each sentence. 1.) Cette semaine nous allon à Seattle. 2.) Nous visité notre famille. 3.) Nous avons dépensé beaucoup de temps avec ils à une mariage et pendant camp. 4.) Aujourd'hui, je suis aller à Pike Place Market...

### Physics

You are explaining why astronauts feel weightless while orbiting in the space shuttle. Your friends respond that they thought gravity was just a lot weaker up there. Convince them and yourself that it isn't so by calculating the acceleration of gravity 248 km above the Earth's...

### Math

am having difficulties trying to find out the missing dimensions of a cutout piece. Can someone please tell me how to figure out the dimensions. They've given me the dimensions for the whole solid, but just not the cut out piece. Your help will be appreciated :-) There is a ...

### heeeeeeeeeeeelp physics vrey tough

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 ...

### Physics

NASA wants to build a centrifuge to train its astronauts to handle the strong accelerations they will experience when the space shuttle lifts off. A composite material capable of withstanding a normal force of 120000N without rupturing is used to manufacture the base of the ...

### physics

in Melbourne there used to be a huge shopping centre called "diamaru" built around an old "shot tower". hot lead globules were poured from the top of the tower which fell into a large pool of water at the foot of the tower. in this way spherical lead shot was made; hence the ...

### physics (PLS HELP)

A hole is drilled with smooth sides straight through the center of the earth to the other side of the earth. The air is removed from this tube (and the tube doesn't fill up with water, liquid rock or iron from the core). An object is dropped into one end of the tube and just ...

### physics help (elena)

A hole is drilled with smooth sides straight through the center of the earth to the other side of the earth. The air is removed from this tube (and the tube doesn't fill up with water, liquid rock or iron from the core). An object is dropped into one end of the tube and just ...

### science

1) The moon is about 250,000 miles away from the Earth. To the nearest centimetre, how far would it be from the Earth in our scale model? 2) In this mode, how far away from the Earth would the Sun be?

### heeeeeeeeeeeelp physics

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 ...

### Physics

Because of the Earth's rotation, a plumb bob does not hang exactly along a line directed to the center of the Earth. How much does the plumb bob deviate from a radial line at 35.1° north latitude? Assume the Earth is spherical.

### physics

The Earth’s radius is about 6380 km. The space shuttle is orbiting about 275.0 km above Earth’s surface. If the average speed of the space shuttle is 23500 km/h, find the time required for it to circle Earth.

### Science

A Space Traveller determine the radius of a Planet to be half that of the earth after landing on its surface he find the acceleration due to gravity to be twice of the surface of the earth find the ratio of the mass of a planet to the earth

### physics

How much additional energy is needed to fire a 7.2 × 10^2 kg weather monitor on the earth’s surface to a height of 120 km above the earth? (rE = 6.38 × 10^6 m, ME = 5.98 × 10^24 kg) Assume that the weather monitor rises to that height, stops, and falls back to earth.

### Physics 2

what magnetic force would an electron experience due to Earth’s magnetic field if it were moving at 3x10E6 m/s directly away from earth’s surface? (Earth’s B-field in the region is parallel to the surface and has a strength of 550 µT)

### Force of Gravity

How far from Earth's surface would you have to travel to be 1/4 your weight. Give your answer in Earth radii. I know you have to travel twice the distance or 1 Earth radii... I just don't know how to mathematically show it. Please help.

### physics

A certain pendulum on Earth has a period of 1.6 s. What would be the period of this pendulum if it were taken to another planet that had 1.75 times the mass of the Earth and 2.5 times the Earth's radius? Express your answer in seconds to three significant digits.

### Physics help please

The space shuttle orbits at a distance of 335 km above the surface of the Earth. What is the gravitational force (in N) on a 1.0 kg sphere inside the space shuttle. Assume that the mass of the Earth is 5.98x1024 kg and the radius of the Earth is 6370 km Compare (as %) the ...

### physics

a spaceship is traveling to the moon. at what point is is beyond the pull of the earth's gravity? a. above the atmosphere b. half way there c. when it's closer to the moon than the earth d. never beyond the pull of the earth

### physics..

Angular diameter of sun is 17" when measured from north pole and south pole of earth. Calculate distance of sun from earth if diameter of earth is 12800km. kindly help me to solve this question..

### Physics

If the mass of a planet is 0.571 times that of the Earth and its radius is 0.787 times that of the Earth, estimate the gravitational field g at the surface of the planet. The gravitational acceleration on Earth is 9.8 m/s2. Answer in units of m/s2

### Physics

If the mass of a planet is 0.103 times that of the Earth and its radius is 0.592 times that of the Earth, estimate the gravitational field g at the surface of the planet. The gravitational acceleration on Earth is 9.8 m/s2. Answer in units of m/s2

### algebra

The force of gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the center of the earth. if you weigh 120 lbs on the surface of the earth, how much would you weigh 250 miles above the surface? (Earth's radius = 4000 miles)

### Physics-mechanics

A 1.0 kg mass weighs 9.8 N on Earth's surface, and the radius of the Earth is roughly 6.4 x 10^6 m. Calculate the average density of Earth. (Show how you would calculate for density; don't just give the answer because L wan't to understand how you arrived at your answer).

### physics

while watching ocean waves at the dock of the bay. otis notices that 10 waves pass beneath him in 30 seconds. he also notices that the crests of succesive waves exactly coincide with the posts that are 5 meters apart. what are the period frequency wavelength and speed of the ...

### Physics

While watching ocean waves at the dock of the bay, Otis notices that 10 waves pass beneath him in 30 seconds. He also notices that the crests of successive waves exactly coincide with the posts that are 5 meters apart. What are the period, frequency, wavelength, and speed of ...

### phy

1 What is the gravitational field strength at a height h above the surface of the Earth? R is the radius of the earth gR2(R+h)2 gR(R+h) Rg(R−h) R2g(R−h)2 2 The instrument used for experimental determination of the value of the universal gravitational constant G is ...

### physics

1 What is the gravitational field strength at a height h above the surface of the Earth? R is the radius of the earth gR2(R+h)2 gR(R+h) Rg(R−h) R2g(R−h)2 2 The instrument used for experimental determination of the value of the universal gravitational constant G is ...

### english part 1

Which of the following best expresses the writer's main idea in “Single Room, Earth View”? A. Space exploration leads to human progress. B. Space travel offers a unique view of Earth. C. Astronauts are highly trained scientists. D. Pollution is endangering Earth.

### physics

An observer on Earth sees an alien vessel approach at a speed of 0.44c. The Enterprise comes to the rescue, overtaking the aliens while moving directly toward Earth at a speed of 0.89c relative to Earth. What is the speed of one vessel as seen by the other?

### Physics Classical Mechanics

A hole is drilled with smooth sides straight through the center of the earth to the other side of the earth. The air is removed from this tube (and the tube doesn't fill up with water, liquid rock or iron from the core). An object is dropped into one end of the tube and just ...

### physics

If the earth acceleration due to gravity on a mass of 2000kg on the earth surface is 10ms.What will be the acceleration due to gravity when it is at a point twice the radius of the earth.What is the gravitational force on it.

### astronomy

Assume that the mass of a sun-like star is 2.50 x 10^5 Earth masses and that its radius is about 101.0 times that of Earth. The density of Earth is about 5,500 kg/m^3. What is the density of this star?

### physics

A 715 kg object is lifted from the surface of the earth to a height of 880 kg above the surface of the earth. Calculate the increase in gravitational potential energy using the exact expression and compare it with the approximate expression using g=9.81. Give the magnitude of ...

### science

The earth wobbles slightly on its axis. which of the following earth processes might best account for these changes in earth's rotation? 1)underground nuclear explosions 2)population increases 3)variations in rainfall and river flooding 4)motion of continental plates and core ...

### Earth Science

Why is it generally warmer in a rural area than in an urban area? I have a question: How does the earth's surface heat up or cool down? My answer: the sun heats up the earth darker surfaces are warmer than cooler surfaces. Please help.

### earth

The acceleration due to gravity on planet X is one fifth that on the surface of the earth. If it takes 4.6 s for an object to fall a certain distance from rest on earth, how long would it take to fall the same distance on planet X? Answer in units of s

### physics

The Earth’s radius is about 6380 km. The space shuttle is orbiting about 300.1 km above Earth’s surface. If the average speed of the space shuttle is 25700 km/h, ﬁnd the time required for it to circle Earth. Answer in units of h

### physics

The Bohr model of the hydrogen atom consists of an electron travelling in a circular orbit of radius 5.29 x 10-11 m around a proton. The attraction between the two gives the electron the centripetal force required to stay in orbit. Calculate the: a. Electric force between the ...

### humanities

Summarize each event and explain how the changing attitudes of the time were expressed through these various political events and movements such as civil rights, gender equality, and warDescribe how the arts (music, literature, and visual art) were influenced by these changes ...

### science

How many times did Earth orbit the sun between 140 CE and 1543 , how do you figure this up???? If you know how many years that is, the earth orbits the sun once a year. I hope this helps. Thanks for asking. How many years is 140 Ce to 1543 ?? We need to know 10 different kinds...

### English

Can you help me rephrase first part of the song "Parents just don't understand",please? Thank you very, very much in advance 1) Parents just don't understand that children are going to make mistakes. 2) The song says that once a mother took his child (the singer?) school ...

### history

6. Do you find it curious that Budinot, an educated and highly assimilated Cherokee, would argue for removal in the name of preserving the Cherokee people? What does he fear if the Cherokee remain? What does this say about his attitude towards his own people? To what extent ...

### EARTH SCIENCE

I need four reasons the layers of the egg compare to the earth. so I have three 1. The shell compares to the crust 2. The white compares to the Mantle 3. The yolk is the core Then they also want : describe two other ways the egg compares to the earth. Can't think of any more. ...

### physics

a marble is dropped from the top of a skyscraper. Is the work done by earths gravitational force on the marble equal to, smaller than or larger them that done by the marbles gravitational force on earth? Why? newtons 3rd law: force on marble due to earths grav. field is equal ...

### physics

The earth is moving around the sun,now a satalite with its escape velocity thrown out from the earth,if the earth will stop then escape velocity of the satalite will same or not??

### physics help

At a certain location, the solar power per unit area reaching the Earth's surface is 180 W/m2 averaged over a 24-hour day. Suppose you live in a solar powered house whose average power requirement is 3.2 kW. At what rate must solar energy reach your solar panels if your solar ...

### physics

At a certain location, the solar power per unit area reaching the Earth's surface is 180 W/m2 averaged over a 24-hour day. Suppose you live in a solar powered house whose average power requirement is 3.2 kW. At what rate must solar energy reach your solar panels if your solar ...

### physics help please (updated question)

What is the angular momentum of the Moon in its orbit around Earth? I assume I need the mass of the moon, radius of the moon, and angular velocity of the moon. Found those on google, plugged them into my formula (angular momentum = Iw) and got the wrong answer... I used moment...

### physics

need help with the following question. if earth has a mass of 6.0*10^24 kg and a radius 6.4*10^6 m: a) find the change in gravitational potential energy of a meteorite of mass 150 kg as it moves from an infinite distance to the earth's surface. b) with what speed does the ...

### physics

which of the following MUST necessarily happen if work is done: a. energy must be released b. energy must be used c. energy must be converted from one form to another d. it is not necessary that any of these Must happen

### Math--Area

Find the area of each regular polygon to the nearest tenth. Octagon with side length of 10 kilometers. Heres what I tried; but I don't know if im on the right track. Area=1/2 * Perimeter* Apothem Perimeter=base of octagon* number of sides Perimeter=10*8=80 km. SO A=40a (1/2 of...