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

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1. ### physics

A law enforcement officer in an intergalactic "police car" turns on a red flashing light and sees it generate a flash every 1.5 s. A person on earth measures that the time between flashes is 2.9 s. How fast is the "police car" moving relative to the earth?
2. ### math

It is estimated that one third of one per cent of the Earth’s surface receives more energy from the sun than the total projected needs for the year 2014. Assuming the Earth’s surface to be 1.97 x 108 square miles. Find the area in acres.
3. ### math

It is estimated that one third of one per cent of the Earth’s surface receives more energy from the sun than the total projected needs for the year 2014. Assuming the Earth’s surface to be 1.97 x 108 square miles. Find the area in acres.
4. ### physics

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 ...
5. ### Math

I am lost, need to know how to do these types of problems. How many one-to-one correspondences are there between the sets {a,b,c,d}and{1,2,3,4}if in each correspondence A. a and c must correspond to even numbers B. b must correspond to 3? C. b must correspond to 3 and d to 4?
6. ### science

The earth's magnetic shield has? a) appeared only recently b)disappeared for short periods of time c)caused the earth's land masses to drift apart d)little effect on life this planet e)existed since the planet cooled Just need to know if my answer or right or wrong. Thanks! :) e
7. ### Physics HELP Plz

On the Apollo 14 mission to the moon, astronaut Alan Shepard hit a golf ball. The acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1/6 of its value on the earth (gravity on moon -1.633m/s2). On earth, golf balls are driven at about 84 m/s with a loft angle of about 15º and have a ...
8. ### American History

---- TRUE of FAlSE??/ 1. The Allies had the upper hand against the Japanese in the Pacific during all of 1942. ------------my answer: True?? ** what does upper hand mean? i don't quite getr the meaning of the question. 2. The Soviet Union established several satellite nations ...
9. ### Chemistry

Is the following sentence true or false? To decide wheather a measurement has good precision or poor precision, the measurement must be made more than once. thanks in advance True. I hate T/F statements that have "must be". Life is full of exceptions to always, and must be. ...
10. ### Physics

A deep space probe moves away from the earth with a speed of 0.75c. An antenna on the probe requires 3.00s probe time to rotate through 1 revolution. How much time is required for 1.00 rev according to an observer on Earth?
11. ### pre-calc

The radius of the earth is approximately 4,000 miles. The acceleration due to gravity is approximately 32 feet per square second. The mass of the earth is approximately 6 × 10^24 kilograms. Calculate the value of G in units of kilograms, meters, and seconds.
12. ### Science

Why must organisms reproduce? A. Organisms must reproduce to maintain genetic similarity in the species. B. Organisms must reproduce to continue to build genetic diversity into the species. C. Organisms must reproduce to continue the species.*** D. Organisms must reproduce to ...
13. ### Physics (help plz)

A body of mass 20kg is transferred from earth (grams=weight newton kg) to another planet where G=2 Newton kg, 1.Wat is the mass on earth? 2.wat is the wieght on earth? 3.wat is the mass on the other planet? 4.wat is the weight on the other planet?
14. ### Physics (help plz)

A body of mass 20kg is transferred from earth (grams=weight newton kg) to another planet where G=2 Newton kg, 1.Wat is the mass on earth? 2.wat is the wieght on earth? 3.wat is the mass on the other planet? 4.wat is the weight on the other planet?
15. ### Physics

the temperature at the surface of the sun is approximatly at 5700K and the temperature at the surface of the earth is approxiamtly 290 K. what entropy change occurs when 1100 J of energy is transfered by radiation from the sun to the earth?
16. ### physics

The diameter of some celestial body is 3080 km. What is the volume of this body? _____m3 How many of these celestial bodies would be needed to create a volume equal to that of Earth? The radius of the Earth is 6.38 106 m.
17. ### Physics

The diameter of some celestial body is 3080 km. What is the volume of this body? _____m3 How many of these celestial bodies would be needed to create a volume equal to that of Earth? The radius of the Earth is 6.38 106 m.
18. ### Physics

In New Hampshire the average horizontal component of Earth's magnetic field in 1912 was 16 uT, and the average inclination or "dip" was 73 degrees. What was the corresponding mag-nitude of Earth's magnetic field?
19. ### Physics

The surface of the Sun is approximately 5,650 K, and the temperature of the Earth's surface is approximately 295 K. What entropy change occurs when 6,000 J of energy is transferred by heat from the Sun to the Earth? ______J/K
20. ### Physics

An astronaut wearing a spacesuit can jump 0.5 m vertically at the surface of the earth. The gravitational acceleration on Mars is 0.4 times that on the earth. If her takeoff velocity is the same, how high can the astronaut jump on Mars?
21. ### Math

The circumference of earth is about 40,030.02km. The formula for circumference is c=2(3.14)r.jennifer determines the radius of earth is about 12,700km.use estimation to determine if Jennifer measurement is reasonable.
22. ### college math

the half life of Uranium -238 is 4.5 billion years and the age of earth is 4.5 X 109 years. What fraction of Uranium-238 that was present when earth was formed still remains?
23. ### Physics

The surface of the Sun is approximately 5,650 K, and the temperature of the Earth's surface is approximately 295 K. What entropy change occurs when 6,000 J of energy is transferred by heat from the Sun to the Earth? (J/K)
24. ### Physical science

The diameter of the planet saturn is 10 times that of the earth but the mass of the planet is only 90 times greater than that of the earth.what isthe gravitational acceleration(or number of 'gs'you"ll feel)on saturn?
25. ### Math

A year on Mars is 1.88 Earth years. If you are 13 years old on Earth, how old would you be on Mars? I don't know if I am supposed to multiply or divide. I also don't understand what the question is trying to state. Thanks
26. ### Physics

Carbon-15 has a half-life of 5730 years. As observed from Earth, what would the half-life of carbon-15 be if it traveled through space at 25% of the speed of light, relative to Earth?
27. ### English

I just need to know if zapping, channel surfing are synonyms, if subscribe is followed by to, and if propose could be followed the indirect object. I included a few more sentences I really don't know if they are possible. 1) I hate people zapping (channel surfing, channel-...
28. ### Maths Exponents

(1) 11×10^-5 .Express it in scientific notation. (2)The distance between sun☉ and earth🌎 is (1.496×10^11)m and the distance between earth 🌎 and moon 🌙 is (3.84×10^8)m.During solar eclipse moon comes in between earth and sun.At that time what is...
29. ### chemistry

On average, earth's crust contains about 8.1% aluminum by mass. If a standard 12-ounce soft drink can contains approximately 15.0g of aluminum, how many cans could be made from one ton of the Earth's crust?
30. ### phys science

A space shuttle orbits at an altitude of approximately 200km above the surface of the Earth. If the radius of the Earth itself is 6380 km, what’s the acceleration due to gravity at the altitude of the space shuttle?
31. ### physics

The radius of the moon is one fourth and its mass is one eighty first that of the earth. If the acceleration due to gravity on the earth's surface is 9.8meter per square. What is its value on the moon's surface?
32. ### Physics

A 2.00 Ã¢Å“â€¢ 106 Hz radio signal is sent a distance of 7.30 Ã¢Å“â€¢ 1010 meters from Earth to a spaceship orbiting Mars. Approximately how much time does it take the radio signal to travel from Earth to the spaceship?
33. ### Science

Here is a question on my science worksheet, "if a projectile's fall matches Earth's 'BLANK', the projectile will not hit earth." i need help figuring out what would go in the blank!
34. ### Engineering Physics

At a location 4Re away from the center of the Earth, you release a 2kg object from rest. How fast is the object traveling when it is 2Re away from the center of the Earth? Re = 6.4 x 10^6 m Me = 6 * 10^24 m
35. ### physical science

the diameter of the planet saturn is 10 times that of the earth but the mass of the planet is only 90 times greater than that of the earth.what is the gravitational acceleration or number gs you will feel on saturn?(8.8m.s-2)
36. ### Science

The speed of light is 3 x 10 to the 8th power meters per second. If the sun is 1.5 x 10 to the 11th power meters from earth, how many seconds does it take light to reach the earth?
37. ### Physics

a 4 kg object is taken to a planet that has 3 times the mass of earth and 1/2 the radius of earth. On this planet the mass of the object will be most nearly.. A. 12kg B. 3kg C. 48kg D. 4kg E. 24 kg
38. ### Physics 1111 at UGA

If a projectile is launched from Earth with a speed equal to the escape speed, how high above the Earth's surface is it when its speed is one third the escape speed?
39. ### physics

A 42 mT magnetic field points due west. If a proton of kinetic energy 9x10E-12 J enters this field in an upward direction, find the magnetic force acting on the proton in magnitude and direction. What magnetic force would an electron experience due to Earth’s magnetic field ...
40. ### English

1. The second seed came out of the earth. 2. The second seed came out of the Earth. (Which one is correct? Do I have to use 'earth' or 'Earth'?) 3. I felt to get up early. 3-1. I felt getting up early. 3-2. I felt like getting up early. 3-3. I felt that I had to get up early...
41. ### chemistry

How is the way metals form ions different from the way nonmetals form ions? Think about this. When Na, a metal, becomes an ion, what must it do? It has one electron in its outside shell. When Cl, a non-metal, forms an ion, what must it do? It has seven electrons in its outside...
42. ### physics

Assume that the Earth is spherical and recall that latitudes range from 0° at the Equator to 90° N at the North Pole. Consider Dubuque, Iowa (42.50° N latitude), and Guatemala City (14.62° N latitude). The two cities lie on approximately the same longitude. Do not neglect ...
43. ### Physics

The free-fall acceleration on Mars is 3.7 m/s2. (a) What length pendulum has a period of 4 s on the earth? cm What length pendulum would have a 4 s period on Mars? cm (b) A mass is suspended from a spring with force constant 10 N/m. Find the mass suspended from this spring ...
44. ### physics

A plumb bob does not hang exactly along a line directed to the center of the Earth's rotation. How much does the plumb bob deviate from a radial line at 38.5° north latitude? Assume that the Earth is spherical
45. ### Science

How sediments,fossil, and ice core record Earth's geologic history? It record Earth's geologic history by giving scientist an idea of when certain climates or events happen.(Is this a good answer?) Thanks
46. ### phys sci

the space shuttle orbits at an altitude of approximately 200 km above the surface of the earth. If the radius of the earth itself is 6380km, what is the acceleration due to gravity at the altitude ofthe space shuttle?
47. ### Math

The surface area of a sphere is given by the formula 4pi r2, where is it's radius. Although the shape of earth is noth exactly spherical, it has an average radius of 3960 miles. Estimate the surface area of earth.
48. ### Physics

The weight of an object on Earth is 350 newtons. On Mars, the same object would weigh 134 newtons. What is the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of Mars, given that it is 9.8 meters/second2 on Earth?
49. ### Physics

Which two factors mainly affect ocean tides on Earth? Check two answers. Earth's revolution about both the Moon and the Sun the Moon the Sun the pull of distant planets
50. ### English

What is the subject of these sentences? How much do you remember from that display? You or display Near the satellite model was a large picture of Jupiter. Are you searching for the gift shop?
51. ### i really need help with science pls help

The Hawaiian Islands are examples of islands that formed over a hotspot. Based on this information, which of the following processes formed the Hawaiian Islands? Melted rock called magma rose through holes in Earth's crust and gradually solidified as it cooled. Tectonic ...
52. ### check geo.

what are ice ages? A)periods of time glaciers receded to cover only the poles. B)eras during which earths orbit kept the planet far from the sun. C)periods of time when glaciers covered much of the earth. D)times when human and animal life thrived in high latitudes. .I chose ...
53. ### check geo.

what are ice ages? A)periods of time glaciers receded to cover only the poles. B)eras during which earths orbit kept the planet far from the sun. C)periods of time when glaciers covered much of the earth. D)times when human and animal life thrived in high latitudes. .I chose ...
54. ### physics

1. the average distance separating the Earth and the Moon is 384 000 km. Use the data table 7.3 to find the net gravitational force the eath and the moon exerts on a 3.00*10^4-kg spaceship located halfway between them. TABLE 7.3 <--- for the moon and the earth Body
55. ### Trigonometry

Two planes are flying at the height of 10-km. They are going at the same speed, and both traveling due north. If the planes are 3,000 km apart as measured along the surface of the earth, what angle do the lines from the planes make to the center of the Earth make?
56. ### Physics

I'm not sure how to go about solving this problem the algebra gets very messy... At what distance formt he EArth will a spacecraft on the way to the Moon experiance zero net force due to there two bodies because the Earth and Moon pull with equal and opposite force? THANKS
57. ### Science help.....

Explain why Earth and other planets were not solid when they formed during the beginning of the Precambrian, approximately 4,600 million years ago (MYA). What was this particular time period called, and why is this time period not really considered a partof Earth’s ...
58. ### Physics

A mass of 5Kg is 1st weighed on a balance at the top of a tower 20m high.The man is then suspended from a fine wire 20m long and reweivhed.find the difference in a weight ,assuming that the radius of the earth is 6400km,the mass of the earth is 6×10^24kg and G=6.673×-11 Nm^2...
59. ### Science

Explain why Earth and other planets were not solid when they formed during the beginning of the Precambrian, approximately 4,600 million years ago (MYA)What was this particular time period called? Why is this time period not really considered a part of Earth’s geologic history?
60. ### science

Explain why Earth and other planets were not solid when they formed during the beginning of the Precambrian, approximately 4,600 million years ago (MYA). What was this particular time period called, and why is this time period not really considered a part of Earth’s ...
61. ### Physics

What astronomical event would be seen by observers on the Moon at the time the Earth experiences a lunar eclipse? At the time the Earth experiences a solar eclipse?
62. ### Physics

Light from the Sun reaches Earth in 8.3 min. The speed of light is 3.00 x 10^8 m/s. How far is Earth from the Sun? GIVEN: t = 8.3 min V = 3.00 x 10^8 m/s --> Would acceleration be 9.81 m/s^2? Is it this equation d = Vit + 1/2 a t^2
63. ### chemistry

Radio waves travel at the speed of light which is 3.00 x 108 m/s. How many minutes does it take for a radio message to reach Earth from Saturn if Saturn is 7.9 x 108 km from Earth?
64. ### Earth and Environmental Science

How much does the amplitude of the waves increase between an earthquake that measures 4.2 on the Richter scale and an earth quake that measures 6.2 on the Richter scale?
65. ### physics

How do I calculate the radial acceleration in g's? For example: Calculate the radial acceleration (in g’s) of an object on the ground at the earth's equator, turning with the planet. Earth's radius is 6380 km.
66. ### Algebra

Your weigh on the moon is about 1/6 of your weigh on earth. Write and solve an equation to show how much a person weighs on earth if he weighs 16 lbs. on the moon .
67. ### physics

the acceleration of free fall on the moon is one sixth of that on earth. what would be the period on the moon of a simple pendulum which has a period of one second on the earth?
68. ### English

1. Students on Earth may also play soccer with students who live on Mars. 2. The students on Earth may also play soccer with the students who live on Mars. [Are both okay? Do they have the same meaning? Does 'the students on Earth' mean 'all the students on Earth'? Does 'the ...
69. ### Science

1. Which type of weather technology often carries cameras that can make images of Earth's surface, clouds, and snow cover? A. weather balloon B. weather satellite**** C. computer D. automated weather station 2. Why are weather forecasts more reliable now compared to hundreds ...
70. ### English

1. We will lead your children to the joys of reading. 2. We will lead your children to the joy of reading. 3. We will lead your children to joy of reading. (Which expressions are grammatical? Are both acceptable?) 4. I learn many things in class from her kind teaching. 5. I ...

why are capillaries and not arteries or viens not found in alveoli,nephrones,and villi A.vessels must be small so that very little blood enters these tissues B.vessle must be narrow so that very smal moluculescan reach these tissues C.vessls must be light wieght so that way ...
72. ### science

why does the sun appear to move westward across the sky during the day? a) because earth rotates to the east b) because earth rotates to the west c) because the sun moves in a westerly direction d) because of the way you are looking into the sky
73. ### science

why does the sun appear to move westward across the sky during the day? a) because earth rotates to the east b) because earth rotates to the west c) because the sun moves in a westerly direction d) because of the way you are looking into the sky
74. ### astronomy

The only important historical solar system object which has not yet been visited up close by satellite spacecraft is.. A) a comet or asteroid b) pluto c) neptune d) saturn's moon titan
75. ### Earth science

I would like to comfirm that the 4 cycles on Earth are: carbon, water and rock. I think the 4th one is the biosphere but am not sure as the biosphere contains all attributes necessary (including the atmosphere)for life to exist. Am I on the track? I do understand that the ...
76. ### Physics

In a particular region of Earth's atmosphere, the electric field above Earth's surface has been measured to be 151 N/C downward at an altitude of 280 m and 167 N/C downward at an altitude of 430 m. Calculate the volume charge density of the atmosphere, assuming it to be ...
77. ### PHYSICS

In a particular region of Earth's atmosphere, the electric field above Earth's surface has been measured to be 151 N/C downward at an altitude of 280 m and 167 N/C downward at an altitude of 430 m. Calculate the volume charge density of the atmosphere, assuming it to be ...

The weight of an object on the moon varies directly as the weight of the object on Earth.A 90-pound object on Earth weights 15 pounds on the moon.if an object weights 156 pounds on Earth, how much does it weights on the moon? A.23 pounds B.26 pounds C.28 pounds D.936 pounds
79. ### science

According to Kepler's law of harmonies, which of these planets takes the longest to orbit the Sun? mars jupitor venus neptune
80. ### science

According to Kepler's law of harmonies, which of these planets takes the longest to orbit the Sun? mars jupitor venus neptune
81. ### physics

Show that the critical velocity of body revolving in cercular orbit very close to the surface of a planet of radiuis R and meandencity.
82. ### earth, science

Which of the following statements describes the development of the geologic time scale? A) Scientists developed the geologic time scale using fossilized remains from Europe and Asia. B) Scientists developed the geologic time scale by studying rock layers and index fossils ...
83. ### Science

Planets shine by reflected sunlight. How can planets be brighter than stars? Approxinmately how many times brighter than Mars is Earth's full moon? (i do know the Moon's apparent magnitude equals -12.6) Could we see the sun if it were 32.6 light years from Earth?
84. ### physics

A. how long will it take for a 55.0 kg steel brick to fall 75 meters on earth. A. how far from the base will a 55.o kg steel brick to land,(horizontally) if it dropped a vertical distance of 75 meters on earth, and what is its velocity just before it hits the ground?
85. ### Physics

A 8.6-kg rock and a 5.9 × 10-4-kg pebble are held near the surface of the earth. (a) Determine the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted on each by the earth. (b) Calculate the magnitude of the acceleration of each object when released. For b), would the accelerations ...
86. ### Math

Find the Due date and maturity value for a \$28,400 loan made to Henry Koolio on March 12 for 6 months at 9% interest. a. A total of \$29,678 must be repaid on September 12. b. total of \$29,678 must be repaid on October 12. c. A total of \$1,278 must be repaid on September 12. d...
87. ### Physics

You have landed on an unknown planet, Newtonia, and want to know what objects will weigh there. You find that when a certain tool is pushed on a frictionless horizontal surface by a 12.2 N force, it moves 16.3 m in the first 2.30 s, starting from rest. You next observe that if...
88. ### Physics

Calculate the position of the center of mass of the following pairs of objects. Use a coordinate system where the origin is at the center of the more massive object. Give your answer not in meters but as a fraction of the radius as requested. Get data from inside the front ...
89. ### math

People weigh 6 times as much on Earth as they do on the moon.Mr.Marks weighs 180 pounds on Earth.How much would he weigh on the moon?
90. ### physics

on the surface of earth, a spacecraft has a mass of 2.00x10^4 kilograms. What is the mass of the spacecraft at a distance of one earth radius above earths surface?
91. ### Physics

The acceleration of gravity at the surface of the moon is approximately 1/6 that at the surface of the Earth (9.8m/s). What is the weight of an astronaut standing on the moon whose weight on Earth is 180lbs?
92. ### math

Asia is about 3 times the size of antarctica together the 2 continents make up 2/5 of earth's land . what fraction of earth's land does antarctica make up?
93. ### Physics Problem 6.20

The center of a 1.10 diameter spherical pocket of oil is 1.10 beneath the Earth's surface. Estimate by what percentage directly above the pocket of oil would differ from the expected value of for a uniform Earth? Assume the density of oil is 8.0*10^2kg/m^3. Δg/g = ? %
94. ### Physics

The center of a 1.50 diameter spherical pocket of oil is 1.20 beneath the Earth's surface. Estimate by what percentage directly above the pocket of oil would differ from the expected value of for a uniform Earth? Assume the density of oil is 800 kg/m^3. Solve for delta g/ g = %
95. ### Physics

The center of a 1.50 diameter spherical pocket of oil is 1.20 beneath the Earth's surface. Estimate by what percentage directly above the pocket of oil would differ from the expected value of for a uniform Earth? Assume the density of oil is 800 kg/m^3. Solve for delta g/ g = %
96. ### physics

Show that if a satellite orbits very near the surface of a planet with period T, the density (mass per unit volume) of the planet is p(rho)=3pi/(GT)^2
97. ### Phys Science

Good afternoon tutors..I need help on a few problems.Im really stuck.. 1) the space shuttle orbits at an altitude of approximately 200km above the surface of the earth. If the radius of the earth itself is 6380km, whats the acceleration de to gravity at the altitude of the ...
98. ### physics

You are explaining to a friend why the crew of the International Space Station feels weightless while orbiting the Earth. Your friend responds that he thought gravity was just a lot weaker up there. Show that it isn’t so by calculating the acceleration due to gravity 350 km ...
99. ### physics

1. It has been suggested that rotating cylinders about 11 mi long and 5.2 mi in diameter be placed in space and used as colonies. What angular speed must such a cylinder have so that the centripetal acceleration at its surface equals the free-fall acceleration on Earth? 2. If ...
100. ### astronomy

1. The radius of the Sun is 7 X 10^5 kilometers. Use powers of ten to show that the Sun's radius is about 100 times the Earth's radius. 2. Given that an astronomical unit is 1.5 X 10^8 kilometers and a light-year is about 10^13 kilometers, how many AU are in a light-year? 1 x ...