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

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### Science

A hurricane becomes more powerful be evaporating water from? lakes mountains oceans*** rivers 1. Over time, scientists have changed their model of our solar system. It has transitioned from A) a sun-centered to an moon-centered model. B) a sun-centered to an earth-centered ...

### Physics

What is the average linear speed of the Earth about the Sun? (The distance from the Sun to the Earth is 1.50 1011 meters. The orbital period around the Sun is 365.3 days.)

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What is the average linear speed of the Earth about the Sun? (The distance from the Sun to the Earth is 1.50 1011 meters. The orbital period around the Sun is 365.3 days.)

### Physics

The radius of the planet venus is nearly the same of that of the eart but it's mass is only 80% that of the earth. If an object weighs We on the earth (a) what does it weigh on venus (b) calculate the value of g in venus

### Physics

I have no idea how to do this problem At what distance from the Earth will a spacecraft on the way to the Moon esperience zero net force due to these two bodies because the EArth and Mon pull with equal and opposite forces? there\'s no data in the question to use

### Physics

In the rough approximation that the density of the Earth is uniform throughout its interior, the gravitational field strength (force per unit mass) inside the Earth at a distance r from the center is gr/R, where R is the radius of the Earth. (In actual fact, the outer layers ...

### physics

A proposed space station consists of a circular tube that will rotate about its center(like a tubular bicycle tire). The circle formed by the tube has a diameter of 1.1km. What must be the rotation speed(revolutions per day) in an effect nearly equal to gravity at the surface ...

### Physics

Gravity on the surface of the moon is only 1 6 as strong as gravity on the Earth. What is the mass of a 30 kg object on the Earth? The acceleration of gravity is 10 m/s

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Gravity on the surface of the moon is only 1/6 as strong as gravity on the Earth. What is the weight of a 15 kg object on the Earth? The acceleration of gravity is 10 m/s 2

### physics

Calculate the force of gravity between Earth and the Sun (the Sun's mass = 2.0×10^30 kg; average Earth-Sun distance = 1.5×10^11 m).

### PHYSICS

Consider a spaceship located on the Earth-Moon center line (i.e. a line that intersects the centers of both bodies) such that, at that point, the tugs on the spaceship from each celestial body exactly cancel, leaving the craft literally weightless. Take the distance between ...

### Astronomy

A cinder block can be weightless in space. Would you want to kick it with your bare foot? Even If it is weightless, does it have mass? An astronaut, circling the earth in the Space Shuttle, senses that his apparent weight is zero. He cannot feel the normal earthbound sensation...

### physics

show that the weight of an object on moon is one-sixth of its weight on the earth given mass of earth=5.98*10power24kg, radius of earth=6.37*10power6m. given mass of moon=7.36*10power22kg, radius of moon=1.74*10power6m.

### drbob222,math

I've written back for the one i'm having trouble with of the previous in the previous message. Another question is that I want to verify doesn't this problem refer to solving. It is estimated that the Earth is losing 4000 species of plants and animals every year. If S ...

### Science

Describe how the movement of Earth is responsible for day and night. The movement of earth is responsible for day and night because as it rotates counterclockwise we tend to have this result. The part of earth that faces the sun experiences daylight, and the part that faces ...

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Explain why there is only one planet in each orbit around the sun?

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How does gravity keep a planet moving in an orbit around the sun?

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Is Saturn's orbit more elliptical and it's tilt larger than Jupiter's?

### math

what is the diameter orbit and planet mass of hydra the moon of pluto.

### science

what is the diameter orbit and planet mass of hydra the moon of pluto.

(a) Calculate the kinetic energy that the earth has because of its rotation about its own axis. Assume that the earth is a uniform sphere and that its path around the sun is circular. For comparison, the total energy used in the United States in one year is about 9.33 109 J. (...

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"The actual value of computed g, assuming no drag, also varies somewhat over the earth's surface due to the earth's spin (which causes a latitude-dependent centrifugal force to get subtracted), lack of a perfect spherical shape of the earth, and the proximity of very high ...

### Space Exploration

List three subsystems of a SARSAT satellite and tell what the function of eCh subsystem is. Please help I can't seem to find them.

### ASTRONOMY

Good evening all, I am working on a PowerPoint presentation for my Astronomy class about planet Earth - my question is: What is Earth's brightest apparent magnitude (if it has one)? I have searched every reliable source I know of (and that I come across), but I cannot seem to ...

### english

:Select the correct excerpt. Which excerpt from Robert Stawell Ball's Great Astronomers is best supported by this diagram? The diagram show the earth in the middle the sun circling it then the moon circling earth but farther away with mars circling the moon Excerpt 1 These ...

A distant galaxy is simultaneously rotating and receding from the earth. As the drawing shows, the galactic center is receding from the earth at a relative speed of uG = 1.90 106 m/s. Relative to the center, the tangential speed is vT = 3.00 105 m/s for locations A and B, ...

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Which of the following would increase the effect of tides on Earth (high tides get higher, low tides get lower) - slowing the rate of rotation of the Moon. - increasing the rate of rotation of the Moon. *** - decreasing the distance between the Earth around the Sun - ...

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Which of the following would increase the effect of tides on Earth (high tides get higher, low tides get lower) - slowing the rate of rotation of the Moon. - increasing the rate of rotation of the Moon. *** - decreasing the distance between the Earth around the Sun - ...

### Math

There are four people that want to cross a bridge. Sam can cross in 1 minute, Joe can cross in 2, Jack can cross in 5, and Steve can cross in 10. They have one flashlight, and two can cross at a time, but they must go at the same pace. So if Steve and Sam cross together, they ...

### Physical Science Question 3

Compare the visible part of the ear to a satellite dish in terms of form and function. I will be happy to critique your thinking on this. WTF bobpursley? You are of no help to me on any of this! If I want you to "critique my thinking" I was ask you to, but no where in my ...

### Physics

Consider points on the Earth's surface as sketched in the figure below. Because of the Earth's rotation, these points undergo uniform circular motion. Compute the centripetal acceleration at the following points.

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An astronaut on the surface of Mars fires a cannon to launch an experiment package, which leaves the barrel moving horizontally. Assume that the free-fall acceleration on Mars is three eighths that on the Earth.(a) What must be the muzzle speed of the package so that it ...

### science

Which of the following would increase the effect of tides on Earth (high tides get higher, low tides get lower) - slowing the rate of rotation of the Moon. - increasing the rate of rotation of the Moon. *** - decreasing the distance between the Earth around the Sun - ...

### Physics

Some spacecraft design uses a solar sail made of aluminized plastic. As sunlight reflects off the sail, radiation pressure drives the spacecraft outward away from the sun. a. If the sail material has a density of 600.0 kg/m3, what is the maximum thickness of the sail for which...

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A projected space station consists of a circular tube that will rotate about its center (like a tubular bicycle tire) as shown in the figure . The circle formed by the tube has a diameter of about 1.1 km. What must be the rotation speed (revolutions per day) if an effect equal...

### Physics

Taking the age of Earth to be about 4 ✕ 109 years and assuming its orbital radius of 1.5 ✕ 1011 m has not changed and is circular, calculate the approximate total distance Earth has traveled since its birth (in a frame of reference stationary with respect to the Sun).

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The thermal energy of volcanoes and natural hot springs comes from trace amounts of radioactive minerals in common rock in the Earth's interior. Why isn't the same kind of rock at the Earth's surface warm to the touch?

### Physics

An object of mass 3.5x1023kg circles the earth and is attracted to it with a force whose magnitude is given be GMeM/r^2. If the period of rotation is 22 days, what is the distance from the earth to the object? Here G=6.67x10-11 Nm2/kg2, Me=6x1024 kg.

### physics

How is the angle of inclination of the sun measured on the vernal or autumnal equinox at noon related to the latitude of our location here on earth. Use a picture that includes the earth and the sun in your explanation. I'm completly lost

### 6th earth science

Can anyone help with this question If Earth's land features made by process of moving water are likely to be found on other celestial objects? I am trying to help my son but not sure I am understanding the question right myself.

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the phenomena of parallelism of axis? a- results in the production of day and night b- causes different hemispheres of the earth to tilt toward the sun c- determines the angle at which the sun's rays will strike the earth d- all of the above

### Physics

An asteroid with mass m = 1.85*10^9 kg comes from deep space, effectively from infinity, and falls toward Earth. How much work would have to be done on the asteroid by friction to slow it to 550 m/s by the time it reached a distance of 1.50*10^8 m from Earth?

### FRENCH

Sra, thanks so much for the help yesterday with my French. Here is the work, and I got my teacher to check it over, and she corrected some areas, so I thought to let you know. 1. Nous sommes allés à Vancouver où nous avons rencontré nos cousins. 2. À Vancouver nous sommes...

Okay I am really stuck on this question Tip: ^ = exponent Example: 6x10^7 7 is exponent Question: Venus is the second planet from the sun. Earth is the third planet from the sun. The distance from Venus to the sun is 6.72x10^7 and the distance from Earth to the sun is 9.3x10^7...

### math

Aaron own a shipping company. He plans to move into his new office which is near to the city centre. He needs some filing cabinets to organize his files. Cabinet x which costs RM100 per unit, requires 0.6 square meters of the floor space and can hold 0.8 cubic meters of files...

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Aaron own a shipping company. He plans to move into his new office which is near to the city centre. He needs some filing cabinets to organize his files. Cabinet x which costs RM100 per unit, requires 0.6 square meters of the floor space and can hold 0.8 cubic meters of files...

### physics

Earthquakes are motions of the earth's crust. Essentially, they are big sound waves that travel through the earth. There are two types of waves. The first type is called a longitudinal or P wave, where the earth compresses in the same direction as the wave travels. The second ...

### English

I forgot to include the following sentences. Thank you very much 1) My family and I drove from Turin to Pisa. We didn't have an exciting road trip, because we mainly dorve through boring highways. 2) We spent our time having conversations about scool and relatives. We always ...

### math

The basement of a new home will have the following dimensions 30 feet long 24 feet wide and 9 feet deep If the earth is hauled away in loads of 3 cubic yards each, how many loads must be hauled away?

### Physics

Engineers are trying to create artificial "gravity" in a ringshaped space station by spinning it like a centrifuge. The ring is 170 m in radius. How quickly must the space station turn in order to give the astronauts inside it apparent weights equal to their real weights at ...

### physics

Engineers are trying to create artificial "gravity" in a ringshaped space station by spinning it like a centrifuge. The ring is 120 m in radius. How quickly must the space station turn in order to give the astronauts inside it apparent weights equal to their real weights at ...

1) a classmate states that igneous rock must always become sedimentary rock next, according to the rock cycle. explain why this statement is incorrect. 2)why would granite have larger crystals than igneous rock s formed when lava cooled above the earth's surface?

### Biology

The water cycle is best described by which of the following statements? Water in the atmosphere must be converted to another chemical before animals can use it. The water on earth changes forms as it moves from one reservoir to another.>----- My answer As water moves ...

### Ms.Sue August or Anonymous

All 3 of you I see usually answer a lot of questions. Can you help me with some of these? 1. Erosion is a slow process that causes change to Earth's surface. All of the following are sources of erosion except A.wind B.earthquakes C.glaciers D.ocean waves In which of these ways...

### Physics

Suppose that the ratio of the Moon's mass to the Earth's mass is given by 1.200E-2 and that the ratio of the Moon's radius to the Earth's radius is given by 2.700E-1. Calculate the ratio of an astronaut's Moon-weight to Earth-weight. Now it seems like this problem really ...

### Physics

7. An early objection to the idea that the earth is spinning on its axis was that the earth would turn so fast at the equator that people would be thrown into space. Show the error in this logic by calculating the centripetal force needed to hold a 100. kg person in place at ...

### math

John has traveled from a distant planet to spend one earth year visiting with us. However, one year on earth is not the same as one year on john's planet. on john's planet: 10 seconds = 1 minute 10 minutes = 1 hour 10 hours = 1 day 10 days = 1 week 10 weeks = 1 month 10 months...

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What's the speed of the Hubble telescope when it is in orbit 598 km above the earths surface?

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What's the speed of the Hubble telescope when it is in orbit 598 km above the earths surface?

### Physics

What is the wavelength of light that can cause a transition of an electron in the hydrogen atom from the orbit with n = 6 to n = 8?(answer in µm)

### geography

Case study 1 Country:Japan, Date:17th Jan 1995, Area:Kobe, Type of settlement:City, Tectonic plates involved: Pacific plate and Eurasian plate, Richter Scale magnitude:7.3, Duration of earthquake:20 seconds, Estimate death toll:6500. Case study 2 Country:Indian, Date:1st Sept ...

### Astronomy

1.If you mande a model of the solar system with the Earth. The size of a tennis ball [about 6.5c.m in diameter] How big would your model of the sun be? 2.How far away from the tennis ball Earth would your model Sum be.If you kept the size and distance to scale? Since the Sun's...

### Third Side, Reply to Jen

Hi Jen, I've seen the drawing. My site is down at the moment. Draw a line from Venus (either of the two positions) to the line Earth-Sun at right angles. Let's call the distance Earth Venus d. Then you have a right angle triangle with a hypotenuse d, the line that intersects ...

### French #2

Can someone please check my work? Last Saturday different people did different things. Explain what each one did by completing the sentences with the appropriate "passé composé" forms of the verbs in the list. Be logical. acheter assister ranger laver nettoyer rencontrer ...

### physics

In designing rotating space stations to provide for artificial-gravity environments, one of the constraints that must be considered is motion sickness. Studies have shown that the negative effects of motion sickness begin to appear when the rotational motion is faster than ...

### physics

In designing rotating space stations to provide for artificial-gravity environments, one of the constraints that must be considered is motion sickness. Studies have shown that the negative effects of motion sickness begin to appear when the rotational motion is faster than ...

### Geography.../what does this mean?

" The earth's physical landscape is the result of conflict between forces..." Explain what this means. Thanks. Is it possible that forces move Earth around, sometimes the movement is opposing another landforce, they collide, and one slide under?

### earth science

how can the interactions between the earth systems affect the climate?? any one help me i don't knw where to start and i need to write 700 words on it Step one is to read your S103 course materials rather than try to get someone else to answer it for you.

### Science

1> What 2 types of electromagnetic energy have wavelengths of 0.76 cm? 2> What is the pressure at a depth of 3000 km inside the Earth? 3> How many inches of mercury are equivalent to 974.5 millibars of air pressure? 4> Jupiter's period of revolution is how many ...

### AP Physics (circular motion)

The moon revolves about the Earth in a trajectory that is very nearly a circle of radius r = 384,401 km, and requires 27.3 days (23.4 x 10^5 seconds) to make a complete revolution. What is the acceleration of the moon toward the Earth?

### Ag Bio 1

In general, greater biodiversity exists closer to Earth's equator than in areas closer to Earth's poles. What does this mean in terms of the number of species that are found in these regions? Please help, they might as well have been speaking Japanese D:

### Dennis

How many ways can the letters of the word HAPPINESS be arranged. If H must start the word, N must end the word and the P's must be separated? [question from the topic FACTORIAL,PERMUTATION AND COMBINATION ]

### Physics

A 2.1kg brass ball is transported to the Moon. a)What is the mass of the brass ball on the earth and on the moon? Wouldn't it be 2.1kg for the earth as well as for the moon? b)Determing the weight of thee brass ball on the earth. F_g=(G*m_ball*m_earth)/r^2 =20.58N c) the ...

### Science-Damon

Describe how the movement of Earth is responsible for day and night. The movement of earth is responsible for day and night because as it rotates counterclockwise we tend to have this result. The part of earth that faces the sun experiences daylight, and the part that faces ...

### physics

The earth exerts a downward force of 850 N on a veteran astronaut as he works outside the space shuttle. What force (if any) does the astronaut exert on the earth?

### Physics

The strength of gravity on Mars is only 40% of that on earth. If a child has a mass of 30 kg on earth, what would the child's weight be on Mars? . I came up with 120N is this right?

### physics

I will be thank full to u if u help me in solving the below problem If the change in the value of g at a height h above the surface of the earth is same as depth x below the surface of the earth, then (h<<R)

### physics

calculate the force of gravity between earth (mass = 6.0 x 1024kg) and the moon (mass = 7.4 x 1022 kg). the average Earth-moon distance is 3.8 x 108 m.

### physis

A man weighs 750 N on the surface of the earth. What would be his weight when standing on the moon? The masses of the earth and the moon are respectively, 5 98 0 kg and 7 36 0 kg. Their radii are respectively 6 37 0 km and 1 74 0 km

### math

The ratio of an object's weight on Earth to its weight on Neptune is 5 : 7. How much would a person who weighs 150 pounds on Earth weigh on Neptune?

### physics

The earth attracts a large ﬂying bug toward its center with a force of 0.10 Newtons. With what force does the bug attract the earth itself?

### physics

Calculate the force of gravity between Earth (mass = 6.0 * 1024 kg ) and the moon (mass = 7.4 * 1022 kg) the average earth-moon distance is 3.8 * x10^8 m

### Physics (Feilds)

Show that the gravitational potential at the surface of the Earth is -64 MJ kg-1, given the surface gravitational feild strength is 9.8 N kg-1 and the mean radius of the Earth is 6400 km.

### Science

If the earth exerts a 500 N gravitational force on an object in near space, how much force does this object exert on the earth, and by what law can this be asserted?

### Physics

PROJECTILE LAUNCHED FROM EARTH'S SURFACE? A projectile is shot straight up from the earth's surface at a speed of 1.20×10^4km/hr. How high does it go? (answer in km) Supposed to solve this using F=G(mm/2r)...?

### math

earth diameter is 13000 kilometers, globe diameter of0.5 meter, what is the globes scale as a ratio. What distance on Earth would 1 cm on the globe represent?

### Math

When the moon is at its zenith at a point A on earth, it is observed to be at the horizon from point B. Points A and B are 6155 mi apart and the radius of the earth is 3960mi. Estimate the distance of the moon. Thanks!

### Physics [No Math]

When calculating weights away from Earth's surface, for example: At 6.38x10^3 km away from Earth's surface a spacecrafts weight is d=rE+rE Then F=(1/4)(SpaceCraftWeight) Why is the distance 2rE?

### Physics

1) Determine the force of gravitational attraction between the earth(m=5.98*10^24kg) and a 70-kg physics student if the student is in an airplane at 4.950 meters above the earth's surface.

### Physics

The speed of light is about 3.00 x 10 to the power of 5 km/s. It takes approx. 1.28 seconds for light reflected from the moon to reach Earth. What is the average distance from Earth to the moon? Thank you

### Chemistry 101

The distance from the Earth to the sun is approximately 9.37 x 10^7 miles. How long does ti take for light from the sun to reach the earth? Speed of light is 3.00 x 10^8 m/s. Show work.

### Science

The force of gravity of objects on the moon is approximately one-sixth of their value on Earth. Joe weighs 7633 N on earth. What will Joe's mass on the moon be?

### Science

The force of gravity of objects on the moon is approximately one-sixth of their value on Earth. Joe's weight on the moon is 124 N. What will Joe's mass on Earth be?

### physics

the earth and moon has same type of and equal magnitude of charges to balance the gravitational force between earth and moon the required magnitude of charge will be

### social studies

Despite temperatures of more than 5,000º F, Earth's inner core is solid because of _____________________. a layer of ice just above it. the fact that Earth rotates so quickly. a thickness of over 1,000 miles. great pressure from the layers around it.

### Physics

How far above the surface of the Earth does an object have to be in order for it to have the same weight as it would have on the surface of the Moon? (Ignore any effects from the Earth's gravity for the object on the Moon's surface or from the Moon's gravity for the object ...

### Socials

John. A Macdonald for Confederation... For 20 long years, I have been dragging myself through the dreary waste of Colonial politics. I thought there was no end, nothing worthy of ambition; but now I see something which is well worthy of all I have suffered in the cause of my ...

### Physics

please check these for me Which of the following is not a fluid? a. carbon dioxide b. hydrogen c. seawater d. wood D Which of the following statements is not correct? a. a fluid flows b. a fluid has a definite shape c. molecules fo a fluid are free to move past each other d. a...

### Physics

Given that the Sun has a mass 333,000 times larger than Earth’s mass and Earth has an average distance of 1.49 x 1011 m from the Sun, at what distance from the Sun is the center of mass of the Earth-Sun system? a. 1.00 m b. 4.47 x 105 m c. zero d. 333,000 m e. 1.49 x 1011 m

### Earth Science

What are two forces that cause the Earth's surface to constantly change and what are their effects on the planet? Please help I do homeschooling and I'm super behind in science please answer before 12:00 p.m. on 11-17-09