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

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### physics

The center of a 1.00km diameter spherical pocket of oil is 1.00kkm beneath the Earth's surface. Estimate by what percentage g 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 = ? %

### Physics

The orbital period of the moon about the earth is approximately 27.3 days. given that the average earth-moon distance is 384,000 kilometers, predict the moon's speed using the expression for centripetal force and the gravitational force, setting them equal to each other.

### science

The moon is the earth's nearest neighbor in space the radius of the moon is approximately one quarter of the earth's radius and it's mass is one eightieth of the earth's mass.(a)calculate the weight of an object with a mass of 50.0kg on the surface of the moon.(b)calculate the...

### Physics

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?

### math

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?

### Physics

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?

### main ideas

Scientists generally agree that Earth is getting warmer due to what's called the greenhouse effect. A greenhouse used for plants stays warm because sunlight and heat coming through the glass roof are mostly trapped. The heat doesn't radiate back into the atmosphere because it'...

### earth

how would eath's gravity effect you in space??? At what altitude does the Earth's gravity no longer have an effect on the astronauts or the space shuttle???

### science

The gravitational pull on Jupiter is 2.5 times greater than Earth's gravitational pull. If an object weighs 10 pounds on Earth, what will it weigh on Jupiter?

### Physics

Mars has a radius of about 0.53 Earth radius and a mass of only 0.11 Earth mass. Estimate the acceleration due to gravity on Mars.

### physics

Mars has a radius of about 0.38 Earth radius and a mass of only 0.11 Earth mass. Estimate the acceleration due to gravity on Mars.

### physics

Mars has a radius of about 0.38 Earth radius and a mass of only 0.11 Earth mass. Estimate the acceleration due to gravity on Mars.'

### physics

A 4.92E+2 kg hot-air balloon takes off from rest at the surface of the earth. The nonconservative wind and lift forces take the balloon up, doing +9.81E+4 J of work on the balloon in the process. At what height above the surface of the earth does the balloon have a speed of 7....

### Precalculus

A nautical mile equals the length of arc subtended by a central angle of 1 minute on a great circle on the surface of Earth. If the radius of Earth is taken as 3960 miles, express 1 nautical mile in terms of ordinary, or statute, miles.

### physics

If you weigh 650 N on the earth, what would be your weight on the surface of a neutron star that has the same mass as our sun and a diameter of 15.0 km ? Take the mass of the sun to be ms = 1.99×10^30 kg, the gravitational constant to be G = 6.67×10^−11 Nxm^2/kg^2 , ...

### college physics

Although astronauts appear weightless, they are not. They only appear weightless because they are in free fall. If a 79 kg astronaut is orbiting Earth with an orbital radius of 5.31×107 m, determine how much the astronaut would weigh. Earth's mass is 5.974 1024 kg.

### Physics

A skydiver is jumping from an airplane traveling at 10.0 m/s. The plane is 3520 m above the earth. The sky diver pulls his cord at 1760 m above the earth. Neglecting air resistance, how far does the skydiver travel horizontally before pulling the cord?

### Science

The rock cycle suggests that A)rocks are always added to Earth's mass. B)rocks are continuously being recycled into different forms. C)rocks disappear from Earth as they go underground. D)rocks always stay in the same form. My answer is A... is that right??

### earth science

briefly explain how earths atmosphere heated? Energy is transferred between the earth's surface and the atmosphere via conduction, convection, and radiation. Conduction is the process by which heat energy is transmitted through contact with neighboring molecules

### physics

Determine the force per meter on a lightning bolt at the equator that carries 20 000 A and is perpendicular to the Earth’s magnetic field, 3x10-5 T. What is the direction of the force if the current is straight up and the Earth’s field direction is due north which is ...

### physics

Determine the force per meter on a lightning bolt at the equator that carries 20 000 A and is perpendicular to the Earth’s magnetic field, 3x10-5 T. What is the direction of the force if the current is straight up and the Earth’s field direction is due north which is ...

### 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 ...

### physics

A proton with charge mass ratio of 108 C/kg is moving in a circular orbit in a uniform magnetic field of 0.5T .Calculate the frequency of revolution.

### Math(Dynamics)

To find the time taken by a planet to describe a given arc of its elliptic orbit starting from the nearer and of the major axis.

### Physics

The sun is more massive than the moon, but the sun is farther from the earth. Which one exerts a greater gravitational force on a person standing on the earth? Give your answer by determining the ratio Fsun/Fmoon of the magnitudes of the gravitational forces. Use the data on ...

### physics 1

The sun is more massive than the moon, but the sun is farther from the earth. Which one exerts a greater gravitational force on a person standing on the earth? Give your answer by determining the ratio Fsun/Fmoon of the magnitudes of the gravitational forces. Use the data on ...

### physic 1

The sun is more massive than the moon, but the sun is farther from the earth. Which one exerts a greater gravitational force on a person standing on the earth? Give your answer by determining the ratio Fsun/Fmoon of the magnitudes of the gravitational forces. Use the data on ...

### phys

The space shuttle, with an initial mass M = 2.41E+6 kg, is launched from the surface of the earth with an initial net acceleration a = 26.1 m/s2. The rate of fuel consumption is R = 6.90E+3 kg/s. The shuttle reaches outer space with a velocity of vo = 4632 m/s, and a mass of ...

### physics

In the early morning hours of June 14, 2002, the Earth had a remarkably close encounter with an asteroid the size of a small city. The previously unknown asteroid, now designated 2002 MN, remained undetected until three days after it had passed the Earth. Suppose that at its ...

### physics

In the early morning hours of June 14, 2002, the Earth had a remarkably close encounter with an asteroid the size of a small city. The previously unknown asteroid, now designated 2002 MN, remained undetected until three days after it had passed the Earth. Suppose that at its ...

### physics

In the early morning hours of June 14, 2002, the Earth had a remarkably close encounter with an asteroid the size of a small city. The previously unknown asteroid, now designated 2002 MN, remained undetected until three days after it had passed the Earth. Suppose that at its ...

### HELP

answers marked below 1. Which of Earth’s spheres contains most of its mass? (1 point) atmosphere hydrosphere geosphere biosphere 2. Erosion and weathering are examples of which types of forces? (1 point) constructive forces destructive forces gravitational forces inertia-...

### science- geology

I have to draw a topographical map on poster board of an imaginary island. It must have 2 mountains, 12 MI apart, one with a benchmark of 1510 ft and the other of 1075 ft. We must include 2 streams, one that flows down the larger lake into the ocean, the other must flow in and...

### algebra with finance

A video game has been developed whereby the player must earn a certain number of experience points before progressing to the next level. On level 1, a player must earn 1 experience point. On level 2, a player must earn 4 experience points. On level 3, a player must earn 8 ...

### science

how is the air we breath today different from 3.6 billion years ago? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth's_atmosphere#Evolution_of_the_Earth.27s_atmosphere http://eesc.columbia.edu/courses/ees/climate/lectures/earth.html

### Math

Monica stepped outside and began to think how fast she is moving even when she is standing still. Assume that the earth is a sphere with a radius of 3960 miles and Monica is at a latitude of 13∘N. What is Monica's speed due solely to the rotation of the earth in miles ...

### Mathematics

Monica stepped outside and began to think how fast she is moving even when she is standing still. Assume that the earth is a sphere with a radius of 3960 miles and Monica is at a latitude of 13∘N. What is Monica's speed due solely to the rotation of the earth in miles ...

### Math

Monica stepped outside and began to think how fast she is moving even when she is standing still. Assume that the earth is a sphere with a radius of 3960 miles and Monica is at a latitude of 13∘N. What is Monica's speed due solely to the rotation of the earth in miles ...

### MATH HELP

Monica stepped outside and began to think how fast she is moving even when she is standing still. Assume that the earth is a sphere with a radius of 3960 miles and Monica is at a latitude of 13∘N. What is Monica's speed due solely to the rotation of the earth in miles ...

### science

If Earth is 149.6 million Kilometers from the sun, or 93 million miles away. suppose there was an imaginary road from earth to the sun. If you were in a car traveling 100 km an hour, it would take you 1,490,000 hours or just 170 years to reach the sun. If it took 170 years to ...

### History

With which statement would BOTH FDR and Reagan agree? A. Government must protect freedom of speech. B. Government must resolve inequality of wealth. C. Government must hold businesses accountable. D. It is government’s role to resolve social problems.

### P.E.

Which of the following is not true about a soccer throw-in? A. Both hands must be on the ball. B. The ball must come completely behind the head. C. Both feet must stay in contact with the ground. D. The ball can be thrown in-bounds with sidespin Not sure which one it is can ...

### Physics

The acceleration due to gravity on the moon is about one sixth its value on earth. If a baseball reaches a height of 62 m when thrown upward by someone on the earth, what height would it reach when thrown in the same way on the surface of the moon? Answer in units of m

### Physics

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 three-fifths the escape speed? I keep getting the answer 2.56x10^6 m after solving it a few different ways. Help would be great.

### PHYSICS

Light is shining perpendicularly on the surface of the earth with an intensity of 680 W/m2. Assuming that all the photons in the light have the same wavelength (in vacuum) of 478 nm, determine the number of photons per second per square meter that reach the earth.

### physics

Light is shining perpendicularly on the surface of the earth with an intensity of 680 W/m2. Assuming that all the photons in the light have the same wavelength (in vacuum) of 478 nm, determine the number of photons per second per square meter that reach the earth.

### physics

The acceleration due to gravity on the moon is about one-sixth its value on earth. If a baseball reaches a height of 78 m when thrown upward by someone on the earth, what height would it reach when thrown in the same way on the surface of the moon? Answer in units of m

### physics

Light is shining perpendicularly on the surface of the earth with an intensity of 680 W/m2. Assuming that all the photons in the light have the same wavelength (in vacuum) of 521 nm, determine the number of photons per second per square meter that reach the earth.

### physics help pleaseee

In the early morning hours of June 14, 2002, the Earth had a remarkably close encounter with an asteroid the size of a small city. The previously unknown asteroid, now designated 2002 MN, remained undetected until three days after it had passed the Earth. Suppose that at its ...

### Physics

A deorbit burn has been performed. During this deorbit burn a pre-calculated Delta V (change in velocity) of 290 ft/s (or 88.4 m/s) will be used to decrease the Shuttle’s altitude from 205 miles to 60 miles at perigee. The Shuttle’s Orbital Maneuvering System (OMS) engines...

### Electric Fields

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 ...

### Physics

What is the speed of the rocket when it is 350 above the surface of the earth? A rocket starts from rest and moves upward from the surface of the earth. For the first 10 of its motion, the vertical acceleration of the rocket is given by a(y)=2.9, where the -direction y+ is ...

### physics

A dime is 1.8 cm in diameter. Earth's moon is 3.844´1010 cm from Earth and has a diameter of 3.76´108 cm. At what distance from your eye would you have to hold a dime so that it has the same angular diameter as the full moon?

### earth

how long does it take for light from Jupiter to come to earth. for example tonight the planet Jupiter can be seen by the moon, 2/25/12 and we see the light from the planet and how old is that light. thanks. jerry in colorado USA

### physics

Mars Rover When the Mars rover was deployed on the surface of Mars in July 1997, radio signals took about 12 min to travel from Earth to the rover.How far was Mars from Earth at that time?

### algebra please help

The weight M of an object on Mars varies directly as its weighton earth. A person who weighs 95 lb on earth weighs 38 lbs on Mars. How much would a 100 lb person weigh on Mars?

### physics

A rocket cruising past earth at 0.800c shoots a bullet out the back door,opposite the rocket's motion,at 0.900c relative to the rocket. What is the bullet's speed relative to the earth?

### electricity

What bias conditions must be present for the normal operation of a transistor amplifier? A)the emitter base junction must be reverse biased, and the collector base junction must be forward biased. B)the emitter base junction must be forward biased, and the collector base ...

### Earth Science

In recent years, scientists have been concerned about decrease in the ozone content of earth’s upper atmosphere. What is the principle threat to humans if this decrease in ozone continues? My answer is, Decreasing precipitation leading to crop failure and possible human ...

### physic's problem

GPE = MASS X GRAVITY X HEIGHT GRAVITY IS ALWAYS 10 M/S 2 (SQUARED) KE = 1/2 X MASS X SPEED 2 (SQUARED) I am uncertain what your question is. As a matter of interest, the value of 10m/s^2 for the acceleration of gravity is in error, in fact, it is never that value, but is less...

### physics

The Sun and Earth each exert a gravitational force on the Moon. What is the ratio FSun/FEarth of these two forces? (The average Sun-Moon distance is equal to the Sun-Earth distance.)

### English

Read the sentence from "Zoos: Joys or Jails?" Which best describes the author? "Though zoos are meant to be a joy to viewers and teach lessons about our earth, the zoo jails its inhabitants and passes on faulty knowledge. The wild animals in our world are a wonder, and they ...

### chem

1. The total power used by humans worldwide is approximately 15 TW (terawatts). Sunlight striking the Earth provides 1.336 kW per square meter (assuming no clouds). The surface area of Earth is approximately 197,000,000 square miles. How much of Earth’s surface would we need...

### science

could someone pleassssse help me answer these questions? do we always see the same side of the moon and how do you know for sure? if the moon rotated just asa quickly as earth , would we see the same sides of the moon from earth?explian.

### Free Fall

The acceleration due to gravity on planet X is one fifth that on the surface of the earth. If it takes 3.9 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?

### Math (Trig/pre-calculus)

some stars are so far away that their position appear fixed as earth orbits the sun. other stars, however, appear over time to shift their positions relative to the background of "fixed" stars. suppose that the star shown below appears to shift through an arc of theta = 0 ...

### French

can someone please prrof read this for me please?and correct me if i have made any mistakes?thanks. J'habite a Morley,c'est un banlieue pres de centre ville. J'habite dans une maison au premier etage.c'est grand et anciens (ca date de 1850).au rez-de-chaussee, il y a un grand ...

### chem

Global warming refers to the rise in average global temperature due to the increased concentration of certain gases, called greenhouse gases, in our atmosphere. Earth¡¯s oceans, because of their high heat capacity, can absorb heat and therefore act to slow down global ...

### geology

When astronauts brought back rock samples from the Moon, the minerals present were mostly the same as those found on Earth. Can you think of reasons why this might be so? Would you expect minerals on Mars or Venus to be the same, or at least very similar, to those on Earth?

### physics

Suppose the straight-line distance between New York and San Francisco is 4.4 106 m (neglecting the curvature of the earth). A UFO is flying between these two cities at a speed of 0.69c relative to the earth. What do the voyagers aboard the UFO measure for this distance?

### Physics

The acceleration due to gravity on the moon is about one-sixth its value on earth. If a baseball reaches a height of 64 m when thrown upward by someone on the earth, what height would it reach when thrown in the same way on the surface of the moon? Answer in units of m Can you...

### Physics

A 5.00 x 102 kg hot air balloon takes off from rest at the surface of the earth. The buoyant force lifts the balloon straight up, performing 9.70 x 104 J of work on the balloon. At the instant the balloon's upward speed is 4.08 m/s, the balloon will be ____ m above the surface...

### Physics

why does an astronaut weigh less on the moon than on Earth? is it because the gravitational field strength is less on the moon's surface than on Earth's surface

### Physics 11

How much would a 80kg astronaut weigh on Earth? How much would they weigh 500 km above the surface of the Earth? Thank you!

### physics

the gravity that sun has on the moon is about 2 times more than the gravity from earth so why doesn't moon run away from earth to sun?

### physics

If a projectile is launched vertically from the Earth with a speed equal to the escape speed, how far from the Earth's center is it when its speed is 1/9 of the escape speed?

### physics

weight of a person in newton on mars who weigh 882N on earth ( g = 9.8m/s^2). weight of person on earth who weighs 333N on mars.

### Maths Algebra

The diameter of Sun is (1.4 ×10^8)m and the diameter of Earth is (1.2742×10^4)m . Show that the diameter of sun is nearly 100 times the diameter of Earth.

### Law

1. What requirement is imposed under Megan’s Law? A. Sex offenders must inform local law enforcement of their location and nature of their prior conviction. B. Each jurisdiction must create a local, multi-tiered sex offender registry. C. The felony records of all minors must...

### Physics

The mass of a certain planet is six times the mass of the earth and the diameter of the planet is twice the diameter of the earth. Find the acceleration od gravity on the surface of this planet. HELP ME SOLVE! THANKS!

### Physics

The radius of the moon is approximately one quarter of the earth's radius,and its mass is on eightieth of the earth's mass.Calculate the weight of a man with a mass of 80KG on the surface of the moon

### physics

a woman who weighs 150 lb. on earth would weigh 340 lb. on another planet, what is her mass on earth, what is her mass on the other planet, what is the magnitude of the gravitational field on the other planet

### Physics

A triply ionized beryllium atom (Be3+) has only one electron in orbit about the nucleus. What is the radius of the ion when it is in the n = 9 excited state?

### space

Imagine that all gravity in the Universe was magically turned off (except the gravity of the Earth),and everything stopped moving.Earth's gravity will now begin to pull everything in the Universe slowly toward it. True or False?

### physics

Goku wants to visit Andromaeda galaxy which is 2 million light years away from earth. If it takes 30 years in the frame of the spaceship to travel to Andromeda from earth, what should be the speed of the spaceship? Assume that the spaceship travels at constant speed

### the earth

name the four layers of the earth in order from the outside to the center of the earth This site will not only give you the layers but a picture and a discription. http://volcano.und.edu/vwdocs/vwlessons/lessons/Earths_layers/Earths_layers2.html crust, mantle, outer core and ...

### physics EM

Which of the following choices of path allow you to use Ampère’s law to find B(r). 1. The path must pass through the point r_vec. 2. The path must have enough symmetry so that B(r)x dl is constant along large parts of it. 3. The path must be a circle. choices are.... a only...

### brits orbit

find the twenty-first term of an A.S of which the 6th term is 3 and the 14th is 19

### earth science

22. an illustration of the fact that a sudden and great _____ struck the earth is the millions fo mammoths and other large animals frozen instantly and preserved, whole and undamaged. catastrophe cold front ice age permafrost ice age right This also makes good sense.

### earth science

Which of the following statements is TRUE? S-waves are able to pass through the Earth's core. Continental-continental plate convergence is reponsible for the creation of mountain ranges. Oceanic crust is on average about 60 - 100 km thick. The Richter Scale measures earthquake...

### science

how do jupiter's moons stay in orbit around jupiter? Gravity.

### Physics

The mass of an astronaut is 72kg. (a) what is his weight on earth ( taking g to be 10N/kg) ? (b) if the astronaut is on the moon's surface where the acceleration due to gravity is one-sixth on the earth , calculate (I) the mass (ii) the weight of the astronaut Thanks for ...

### Physics

Take the radius of the earth at the equator to be 6380 km a. Find the speed the speed of an object at the equator due to the earth's rotation. ___m/s b. Convert this speed to miles/hour (show your conversion factor in your written backup). __miles/hour

### Physics

Take the radius of the earth at the equator to be 6380 km a. Find the speed the speed of an object at the equator due to the earth's rotation. ___m/s b. Convert this speed to miles/hour (show your conversion factor in your written backup). __miles/hour

### chemistryyy

The escape velocity of planet earth is 11.2 km/s. At what temperature would helium atoms be able to escape the earth's gravitational pull? (Note: you're calculating the average speed here, which means roughly 50% of the atoms would escape at any given time)

### main idea

The main conclusion you can draw from this paragraph is that A. because of the greenhouse effect, plants on Earth should thrive. B. a greenhouse helps plants to grow faster. C. the atmosphere keeps Earth warm D. in a greenhouse, the Sun's heat is trapped by the glass

### Math

A probe launched from Earth to Mars is traveling at an average speed of 1.8 * 10^4 kilometers per hour. If the distance between Earth and Mars is approximately 2.25 * 10^6 kilometers, about how many hours will it take the probe to reach Mars? PLEASE EXPLAIN YOUR REASONING

### physics

The magnetic field of the Earth is 0.60 x 10-4 T in a certain location. a) What will be in Newtons the force on a completely ionized carbon atom (Z = 6, A = 12) traveling with the solar wind with a velocity of 10.50 x 103 m/s perpendicular to the magnetic field? b) How fast ...

### physics

The magnetic field of the Earth is 0.50 x 10-4 T in a certain location. a) What will be in Newtons the force on a completely ionized carbon atom (Z = 6, A = 12) traveling with the solar wind with a velocity of 18.00 x 103 m/s perpendicular to the magnetic field? b) How fast ...