1. Science

    A CHILD IS BORN ON EARTH IN 2000. yOU ARE 94.6 TRILLION KILOMETERS AWAY FROM EARTH AND YOU SEE THE CHILD'S 3RD BIRTHDAY. HOW OLD IS THE CHILD AT THE TIME OF THE CHILD'S 3RD BIRTHDAY?
  2. 5th grade

    one light year is about 9 trillion kilometers . arctus is a star that is 37 light years from earth.if you are 11 years old now,how old will you be when light that is leaving arcturus today reaches earth. how far in kilometers willit have traveled .sow your
  3. Geometry

    A satellite has-recently been placed in a nearly circular orbit 2000 kilometers above the earth’s surface. Given that the radius of the earth is approximately 6400 kilometers and that the satellite completes its orbit in 12 hours, calculate the speed of
  4. Science 2

    One light year is about 9 trillion kilometers. Arcturus is a star that is 37 light years from earth. If you are about 11 years old now , how old will you be when light that is leaving. Arcturus today reaches Earth ? How far, in kilometers, will it have
  5. physics

    A child learns in school that the earth is traveling faster than 100,000 kilometers per hour around the sun, and in a frightened tone asks why we arent swept off. What statement about the motion of the Earth is, on average,true? A. We are traveling slower
  6. Science

    One light year is about 9 trillion kilometers. Arcturus is a star that is 37 light years from Earth. If you are about 11 years old now, how old will you be when light that is leaving Arcturus today reached Earth? How far, in kilometers, will it have
  7. Math

    a satellite traveling in a circular orbit 2000 kilometers above the earth completes one orbit every 3 hours. assume the earth is a sphere and its radius is 6400 kilometers. find the angular velocity of the satellite
  8. Math

    a satellite traveling in a circular orbit 2000 kilometers above the earth completes one orbit every 3 hours. assume the earth is a sphere and its radius is 6400 kilometers. find the angular velocity of the satellite
  9. physics

    As you walked on the moon, the earth’s gravity would still pull on you weakly and you would still have an earth weight. How large would that earth weight be, compared to your earth weight on the earth’s surface? (Note: The earth’s radius is 6378 km
  10. geometry

    The diameter of Earth is 12,742 kilometers; the diameter of the moon is 3476 kilometers. a. If you flew around Earth by following the equator at a height of 10 kilometers, how many trips around the Moon could you take in the same amount of time, at the
  11. Algebra URGENT! Conic sections

    A spacecraft is in a circular orbit 150 kilometers above Earth. Once it attains the velocity needed to escape the Earth's gravity, the spacecraft will follow a parabolic path with the center of Earth as focus. Suppose the spacecraft reaches escape velocity
  12. geometry

    The Hubble Space Telescope is orbiting Earth 600 km above Earth's surface. Earth's radius is about 6370 km. Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find he distance a from the telescope to Earth's horizon. Round your answer to the nearest ten kilometers.
  13. pre calc

    an earth satellite in circular orbit 1250 kilometers high makes one complete revolution evry 90 min. What is it linear speed? use 6400 kilometers for the radius of the earth.
  14. science

    The pull of gravity keeps the Moon in orbit around Earth. The distance between the Earth and Moon is about 380,000 kilometers. A crew of astronauts leaves Earth on a Monday and lands on the Moon on a Thursday. They land on the side of the Moon facing away
  15. Geometry

    A satellite in a nearly circular orbit is 2000 km above Earth's surface. The radius of Earth is approximately 6400 km. If the satellite completes its orbit in 112 hours, calculate the speed of the satellite in kilometers per hour. Please help me. I have a
  16. Physics

    Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts that orbit the Earth are "above gravity". Calculate g for space-shuttle territory, 206 kilometers above the Earth's surface. Earth's mass is 6e24 kg, and its radius is 6.38e6 m (6380 km). Your answer is
  17. PHYSICS HEELLPPP!!

    Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts who orbit the Earth are "above gravity." Calculate g for space shuttle territory, 225 kilometers above the Earth's surface (dashed line in sketch). Earth's mass is 6 1024 kg, and its radius is 6.38 106 m
  18. Math 8th Grade Please help

    The radius of Earth is 6,371 kilometers. A space shuttle orbits 315 kilometers above the surface of Earth. The space shuttle completes 240° of a revolution around Earth in one hour. What is the average speed of the space shuttle? Choose the closest
  19. Algebra

    The diameter of the moon is about 3476 kilometers. The distance from earth to moon is about 384,400 kilometers. About how many moons could be lined up in a row between earth and the moon? Round to the nearest whole number. Please help answer thanks
  20. Physics

    Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts who orbit the Earth are "above gravity." Calculate g for space shuttle territory, 290 kilometers above the Earth's surface (dashed line in sketch). Earth's mass is 6 1024 kg, and its radius is 6.38 106 m
  21. geometry

    A satellite in a nearly circular orbit is 2000 km above Earth's surface. The radius of Earth is approximately 6400 km. If the satellite completes its orbit in 12 hours, calculate the speed of the satellite in kilometers per hour.(pay attention to the
  22. 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
  23. Trigonometry

    A satellite orbiting the earth in a circular path stays at a constant altitude of 100 kilometers throughout its orbit. Given that the radius of the earth is 6370 kilometers, find the distance that the satellite travels in completing 70% of one complete
  24. Math

    Earth orbits the sun in an elliptical pattern. the equation of earths path is (x+2.5)/22350.25 + y^2/22344=1 where the measurements represent millions of kilometers. The sun is located at the focus (0,0). In january, earth id located at one vertices which
  25. SCIENCE

    ON A PLANET IN THE YEAR 2000 YOU ARE OBSERVING AMERICA'S BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION IN BOSTON, MASSACHUETTS. HOW MANY LIGHT YEARS AWAY ARE YOU FROM EARTH. HOW FAR ARE YOU IN KILOMETERS
  26. 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
  27. physics

    3) A satellite is orbiting Earth at a distance of 57 kilometers. The satellite has a mass of 96 kilograms. What is the force between the planet and the satellite? (Hint: Don't forget that the distance between them in the equation represents the distance to
  28. Physics

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

    A planet has a radius of about 0.85 times Earth's radius and a mass of only 0.74 times Earth's mass. Estimate the acceleration due to gravity on the planet. Use M_{Earth} = 5.972 x 10^{24} kilograms and r_{Earth} = 6370 kilometers a_{planet} =
  30. Weather

    Which factor has the biggest impact on Earth's seasons? A) Earth's revolution. B) Earth's elliptical orbit. C) Earth's tilt on its axis. D) Earth's distance from the Sun. ***
  31. physics

    Find the distance (measured in earth radii, RE) from the center of the earth to a point outside the earth where the acceleration of gravity due to the earth is exactly one ninth of its value on the surface of the earth.
  32. Math

    The ocean covers about 71% of the Earth's surface. If the total surface area of the Earth is about 510 million square kilometers, how many square kilometers are covered by the ocean? 362.10
  33. Physics

    At the heighest point on earth, the distance to the center of the earth is approximately equal to 1.0014 times the radius of the earth. What would be in N/kg the magnitude of the gravitational field (g) due to the earth at that position? Assume 9.8 N/kg
  34. engineering

    In many engineering uses, the value of �g�, the acceleration due to gravity, is taken as a constant. However, g is actually dependent upon the distance from the center of the Earth. A more accurate expression for g is: g=g0(Re/Re+A)^2 Here, g0 is the
  35. math

    The ocean covers about 71% of the Earth’s surface. If the total surface area of the Earth is about 510 million square kilometers, how many square kilometers are covered by the ocean?
  36. algebra

    the formula d=(square root)12,800+h^2 gives the distance d in kilometers to the horizon from a satellite h kilometers above Earth.Find the distance to the horizon to the horizon from a satellite 4200 km above Earth. Round to the nearest kilometer. PLEASE
  37. Math

    The distance around the Earth at the equator is about 40074 kilometers find the equatorial diameter of Earth to the nearest kilometer A.12,762 Km B.25,512 Km C.62,884 km D 6,339,700 Km
  38. science

    Earth's diamter is about 13,000 kilometers. If a globe has a diameter of 0.5 meter, write the globes scale as a ratio. What distance on earth would 1 centimeter on the golbe represent?
  39. Physics

    When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? -The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. -The density of the earth is the same everywhere. -The earth's
  40. Physics HELLLPPPP

    When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? -The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. -The density of the earth is the same everywhere. -The earth's
  41. Physics

    When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. The density of the earth is the same everywhere. The earth's interior
  42. math

    The volume of Jupiter is about 1.43*10^15 cubic kilometers. The volume of Earth is about 1.09*10^12 cubic kilometers. The number of Earths that can fit inside Jupiter can be found by dividing Jupiter's volume by Earth's volume. Find this quotient and
  43. Physics

    What is the Earth's gravitational force on you when you are standing on the Earth and when you are riding in the Space Shuttle 380 km above the Earth's surface? Answer as a fraction of the surface gravity of Earth. (The Earth's radius is 6400 km.)
  44. Science

    Luis wanted to create a clay model of earth and the sun. To show how Earth rotates, Luis wants to use a toothpick to represent Earth's axis of rotation. Where should Luis place the toothpick? A. Horizontally through Earth in the direction Earth is
  45. 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?
  46. Chemistry help

    The earth moves round the sun in one year.the average earth-sun distance is 1.5*10^11m given that the mass of the earth is 5.98*10^24kg (a):the angular momentum of the earth??? (b):kinetic energy of the earth motion?? (c):kinetic energu of the earth motion
  47. Geology

    The Sun Is 150 Million Kilometers From The Earth, And The Earth's Equatorial Radius Is 6378 Km. How Much Would You Expect The Sun's Intensity To Drop, Based Only On This Additional Distance?
  48. Earth Science

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

    how many kilometers would you have to go above the surface of the earth for your weight to decrease to half of what it was at the surface? I know that the mass of earth is 5.97 x 10^24 kg do i have to convert it to km ??
  50. Science

    Luis created a clay model of earth and the sun to show how earth rotates, Luis wants to use a toothpick to represent earths axis of rotation Where should he put the toothpick A - horizontally through earth in the direction earth is traveling B - vertically
  51. Science

    Luis created a clay model of earth and the sun to show how earth rotates, Luis wants to use a toothpick to represent earths axis of rotation Where should he put the toothpick A - horizontally through earth in the direction earth is traveling B - vertically
  52. math

    The mean radius of the Earth is 6.37 x 106 meters (m). Assuming the earth can be modeled as a perfect sphere a. In cubic meters (m3 ) what is the volume of the Earth? b. In meters (m) what is Earth’s circumference? c. If the mean density is 5.515g/cm3,
  53. HELP SCIENCE

    Luis created a clay model of earth and the sun to show how earth rotates, Luis wants to use a toothpick to represent earths axis of rotation Where should he put the toothpick A - horizontally through earth in the direction earth is traveling B - vertically
  54. Phyics

    The foci of the elliptical path for an Earth satellite are __________. A) one at Earth's center and the other elsewhere B) one atop the other at Earth's center C) both inside Earth D) both outside Earth
  55. Astro

    What is the distance in meters from the Earth's center to a point out-side the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/20 of its value at the Earth's surface?
  56. ap physics

    Suppose that Superman wants to stop Earth so it does not rotate. He exerts a force on Earth F⃗ SonE at Earth's equator tangent to its surface for a time interval of 1 year. The mass of Earth is 5.98×1024kg, the radius is 6.37×106m. Assume that Earth is
  57. Physics

    Al the astronaut has a weight of 1600 N when he is standing on the surface of earth. What is the force of gravity action on him when he is in space station orbiting earth at a distance of four earth radii from the center of the earth?
  58. physics

    What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/22 of its value at the Earth's surface? _ m
  59. phy

    What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/12 of its value at the Earth's surface?
  60. physics

    What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/45 of its value at the Earth's surface?
  61. Physics

    What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/20 of its value at the Earth's surface?
  62. colllege physics

    What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/45 of its value at the Earth's surface?
  63. Physics

    At a height of 500km above earth, a satellite will orbit the earth once every 95 minutes. Find the mass of the earth based on this idea. B) How far above earth's surface would a satellite need to orbit so that it revolves at exactly the same rate as the
  64. Algebra

    The gravitational force between an object & the Earth is inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the object to the center of the Earth. If an astronaut weighs 210 lbs on the surface of the Earth, what will he weigh 100 miles above the
  65. phy

    A 2000 kg satellite orbits the earth at a height of 300 km. What is the speed of the satellite and its period? Take , Mass of the earth is kg
  66. Calculus Physics

    Imagine a spaceship on its way to the moon from the earth. Find the point, as measured from the center of the earth, where the force of gravity due to the earth is balanced exactly by the gravity of the moon. This point lies on a line between the centers
  67. phy.

    check my understanding please. Larry weighs 300 N at the surface of the earth. what is the weight of the earth in the gravitational field of Larry? -would it still be 300 N an astronaugt lands on a planet that has twice the mass as earth and twice the
  68. Physics Number 3 (Online w/ no teacher)

    Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts that orbit the Earth are “above gravity.” Calculate g for space-shuttle territory, 200 kilometers above the Earth’s surface. Earths’ mass is 6 X 10 to the 24th and its radius is 6.38 X 10 to the
  69. Math

    A star is 300 light years away from Earth. If the speed of light is 3 X 10^5 km/s, calculate the distance the star is from Earth. Give your answer in kilometers and written if standard form.
  70. 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?
  71. astronomy

    On Earth, an astronaut weighs about 600 Newtons. The mass of the Earth is about 6 x 1024 kg, and the radius of the Earth is about 6.4 x 106 m. Suppose the astronaut climbs a ladder to a height of one Earth radius above the Earth. What is the new weight of
  72. Science

    Which statement correctly describes the sun and earth? a. the sun and earth both have water. b. the sun and earth both have a surface called the crust. c. the sun and earth both have an atmosphere d. the sun and earth both have breathable air
  73. Physics

    The Earth has an electric field with magnitude roughly 100 N/C at its surface. A) Assuming there is a point charge at the earth's center creating this field, how much charge does the earth posses? Treat the earth as a sphere of radius 6.37 * 10^6 m. B)As
  74. Physics

    A satellite is placed between the Earth and the Moon, along a straight line that connects their centers of mass. The satellite has an orbital period around the Earth that is the same as that of the Moon, 27.3 days. How far away from the Earth should this
  75. physics- please help me!

    Earth turns on its axis approximately once every 24 hours. The radius of Earth is 6.38 X 10^6 m. a.) If some astronomical catastrophe suddenly brought Earth to a screeching halt (a physical impossibility as far as we know), with what speed would Earth's
  76. Math - Algebra

    A father in his will left all his money to his children in the following manner: $1000 to the first born and 1/10 of what then remains, then $2000 to the second born and 1/10 of what remains, then $3000 to the third born and 1/10 of what remains, and so
  77. Physics

    Two meteoroids 250,000 km from Earth are moving at 2.1 km/s. Meteor one is headed in a straight path for Earth, while meteor two is on a path that will come within 8500 km from the Earth's center. (A) What is the speed of the first meteroid when it strikes
  78. physics

    Two meteoroids 250,000 km from Earth are moving at 2.1 km/s. Meteor one is headed in a straight path for Earth, while meteor two is on a path that will come within 8500 km from the Earth's center. (A) What is the speed of the first meteroid when it strikes
  79. physics

    The International Space Station, launched in November 1998, makes 15.65 revolutions around the earth each day in a circular orbit. Apply Newton's second law to the space station and find its height (in kilometers) above the earth's surface.
  80. Science Question

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

    Jupiter is 9.28 x 108 km from Earth when they are farthest apart. Mars is 410,000,000 km from Earth when they are farthest apart. a) How much farther away from Earth is Jupiter? b) When Jupiter is closest to Earth, it is only 629 million km away? What is
  82. physics entry

    A meteor headed straight towards the earth has an approach speed of 2.00e3 m/s at a distance of 7 earth radii from the center of the earth. What will be its speed when it reaches earth a 6.38e6 m(ignore the effects of atmosphere)?
  83. PHYSICSS!!!

    still cant get this one? so damon i know you wanna help! or anyone else im open for suggestions haha 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
  84. physics

    What is the acceleration due to gravity at a distance of 1.2 Earth radii above Earth�s surface? Use M_{Earth} = 5.972 x 10^{24} kilograms and r_{Earth} = 6370 km a_{gravity} =______________{m}{s^2}
  85. math

    What is the acceleration due to gravity at a distance of 1.2 Earth radii above Earth�s surface? Use M_{Earth} = 5.972 x 10^{24} kilograms and r_{Earth} = 6370 km a_{gravity} =______________{m}{s^2}
  86. Physics

    A projectile is fired vertically from Earth's surface with an initial speed v0. Neglecting air drag, how far above the surface of Earth will it go? (Use any variable or symbol stated above along with the following as necessary: ME for the mass of the
  87. astronomy

    A geosynchronous satellite is a satellite whose orbital period matches the rotation of the Earth. Calculate the height above the surface of the Earth which a satellite must have in order to be in a geosynchronous orbit. (Please enter your answer in units
  88. astronomy

    A geosynchronous satellite is a satellite whose orbital period matches the rotation of the Earth. Calculate the height above the surface of the Earth which a satellite must have in order to be in a geosynchronous orbit. (Please enter your answer in units
  89. Astronomy - Plantet (MARS)

    For an assignment I have to research Mars. Including size, temperature and gravity. My teacher wants a summary of these. Can someone please help me shorten this wall of text into like 1 paragraph? It was 1 full page before, but I took out all the technical
  90. physics

    radius R of the orbit of a geosynchronous satellite that circles the earth. (Note that R is measured from the center of the earth, not the surface.) You may use the following constants: The universal gravitational constant G is 6.67×10−11N⋅m2/kg2. The
  91. 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
  92. science

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

    A geosynchronous Earth satellite is one that has an orbital period equal to the rotational period of the Earth. Such orbits are useful for communication and weather observation because the satellite remains above the same point on Earth, provided it orbits
  94. physics

    Which of the following best describes the strength of the gravitational force on Earth due to your mass? A) It is zero as long as you are standing on Earth’s surface. B) It is much greater than Earth’s gravitational force on you because Earth’s mass
  95. physics

    A 470-kg satellite experiences a gravitational force of 850 N. Use M_{Earth} = 5.972 x 10^{24} kilograms and r_{Earth} = 6370 kilometers What is the radius of the satellite�s orbit? r_{orbit} = _____________kilometers What is its altitude? altitude =
  96. physics

    Find the speed of a satellite in a circular orbit around the earth with a radius 2.69 times the mean radius of the earth; Radius Earth= 6.37E+3km; Mass Earth= 5.98E+24kg.
  97. Geology

    Could someone please help me with this question? How many cubic kilometers of water reside within groundwater? My answer: 1.46 trillion cubic kilometers. Is this correct? Thanks for your help.
  98. physics

    calculate the centripetal acceleration of the earth in its orbit around the sun and the net force exerted on the earth. What exerts this force on the earth? Assume that the earth's orbit is a circle of radius 1.50x10^11m. (earth's mass= 5.98x10^29kg, Sun's
  99. Physics

    When you drop a 0.27-kg apple, Earth exerts a force on it that accelerates it at 9.8 m/s2 toward Earth's surface. According to Newton's third law, the apple must exert an equal and opposite reaction force on Earth. If the mass of Earth is 5.98 1024 kg,
  100. Physics

    The Earth has an angular speed of 7.272·10-5 rad/s in its rotation. Find the new angular speed if an asteroid (m = 3.45·1022 kg) hits the Earth while traveling at a speed of 4.41·103 m/s (assume the asteroid is a point mass compared to the radius of the