A communications satellite is moving at a constant speed in a circular orbit around Earth. At any given instant in time, what is the resultant force on the satellite? A. zero B. equal to the gravitational force on the satellite

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  1. physics 1

    A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 x 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 1.77 x 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

  2. physics

    On July 15, 2004, NASA launched the Aura spacecraft to study the earth's climate and atmosphere. This satellite was injected into an orbit 705 {\rm km} above the earth's surface, and we shall assume a circular orbit. How many hours does it take this

  3. Math

    A satellite is launched into orbit 200 kilometers above the Earth.The orbital velocity of a satellite is given by the formula v=√GmE/r, where v is the velocity in meters per second, G is a given constant, mE is the mass of Earth, and r is the radius of

  4. physics (sorry about all of these!)

    A satellite moves in a stable circular orbit with speed Vo at a distance R from the center of a planet. For this satellite to move in a stable circular orbit a distance 2R from the center of the planet, the speed of the satellite must be?? I said that

  5. Physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit 810 km above the Earth’s surface; i.e., it moves on a circular path under the influence of nothing but the Earth’s gravity. Find the speed of the satellite. The radius of the Earth is 6.37 × 106 m, and the accel-

  6. Physics

    Two satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 511 km above the earth's surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 895 km. Find the orbital speed for satellite A and satellite B. I've already

  7. Physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 6.3 km/s. Determine the satellite’s altitude above the surface of the Earth. Assume the Earth is a homogeneous sphere of radius 6370 km and mass 5.98 × 1024 kg. The value of the

  8. physics

    (a) Find the speed of a satellite moving around the earth in a circular orbit that has a radius equal to six times the earth's radius of 6.38 106 m. (b) Find the satellite's orbital period.

  9. Physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.70 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.30 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

  10. physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around Earth at a speed of 4390 m/s (a) Determine the satellite's altitude above the surface of Earth.(meters) (b) Determine the period of the satellite's orbit. (hours) I used the equation M(sattelite)V^2/r =

  11. Physics

    A communications satellite with a mass of 450 kg is in a circular orbit about the Earth. The radius of the orbit is 2.9×10^4 km as measured from the center of the Earth. Calculate the weight of the satellite on the surface of the Earth Calculate the

  12. Physics

    Many satellites orbit the earth at about 1000km above the earth's surface. Geosynchronous satellites orbit a distance of 4.22*10^7 m from the center of the earth. How much more energy is required to launch a 500kg satellite into a geosynchronous orbit

  13. physics

    A satellite of mass 225 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 200 km above the surface of Earth. (The mass of the Earth is 5.98 1024 kg, and the radius of the Earth is 6.38 103 km.) (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the

  14. Math

    A satellite moving in a circular orbit with respect to the earth's center experiences a gravitational force. If the satellite is put into a new circular orbit of smaller radius, how will the gravitational force and the speed of the satellite change ,if at

  15. Physics

    Two satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 360 km above the earth's surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 720 km. Find the orbital speed for each satellite.

  16. physics

    An earth satellite moves in a circular orbit with an orbital speed of 6200m/s. a) find the time of one revolution. b) find the radial acceleration of the satellite in its orbit.

  17. Physics

    A communications satellite is moving at a constant speed in a circular orbit around Earth. At any given instant in time, what is the resultant force on the satellite? A. zero B. equal to the gravitational force on the satellite C. equal to the vector sum

  18. physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5661 m/s. (b) Determine the period of the satellite's orbit. the satilites altitude above the surface of earth is 6076312.71m. im using the equation P=2*pi*r/v and am coming up with 1.87

  19. Math

    When a satellite is h kilometres above Earth,the time,t,in minutes,to complete one orbit is given by the formula t=Root of (6370+h)^3/6024 a) A telecommunications satellite is placed 30 km above Earth. How long does it take the satellite to make one orbit?

  20. Physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 2.60 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

  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. physics

    Two satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 418 km above the earth’s surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 731 km. Find the orbital speed for (a) satellite A and (b) satellite B.

  23. physics

    A satellite of mass 205 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 200 km above the surface of Earth. (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the orbital period of this satellite? s (b) What is the satellite's speed in its orbit? m/s (c)

  24. Physics

    Calculate the speed required for a satellite moving in a circular orbit 550.0 km above the surface of the Earth. (mEarth = 5.98 × 1024 kg , rEarth = 6.38 × 106 m)

  25. Physics

    A communications satellite with a mass of 400 is in a circular orbit about the Earth. The radius of the orbit is 3.7×104 as measured from the center of the Earth. Calculate the gravitational force exerted on the satellite by the Earth when it is in orbit.

  26. physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5.8 km/s. Determine the satellite’s altitude above the surface of the Earth. Assume the Earth is a homogeneous sphere of radius 6370 km and mass 5.98 × 1024 kg. The value of the

  27. trig

    In a computer simulation, a satellite orbits around Earth at a distance from the Earth's surface of 2.1 X 104 miles. The orbit is circular, and one revolution around Earth takes 10.5 days. Assuming the radius of the Earth is 3960 miles, find the linear

  28. physics

    Two Earth satellites, A and B, each of mass m, are to be launched into circular orbits about Earth's center. Satellite A is to orbit at an altitude of 7460 km. Satellite B is to orbit at an altitude of 20500 km. The radius of Earth REis 6370 km. (a) What

  29. PHYSIC

    1)What must be the orbital speed of a satellite in a circular orbit 740 above the surface of the earth? 2)What is the period of revolution of a satellite with mass that orbits the earth in a circular path of radius 8000 (about 1630 above the surface of the

  30. physics

    What is the radius of a communications satellite’s orbital path that is in a uniform circular orbit around Earth and has a period of exactly 24.0 hours (86,400 seconds). (Measurement is from the center of Earth.) G = 6.67 × 10-11 N.m2/kg2 ME = 5.98 ×

  31. physics

    A satellite moves at a constant speed in a circular orbit about the center of the earth at an altitude half the radius of the earth above its surface is G is the Gravitational acceleration?

  32. Physics

    Some communication satellites are put into a circular geosynchronous orbit in which the satellite remains above a certain position on the earth's equator as it orbits. Such a satellite would always be in the same position in the sky as seen from the

  33. physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around Earth at a speed of 4390 m/s. (a) Determine the satellite's altitude above the surface of Earth. m (b) Determine the period of the satellite's orbit. h am I supposed to use rotational equations for this? I don't

  34. Science

    1) What is the direction of the net force acting in a satellite as it orbits Earth at a constant speed? A) in the direction the satellite is moving B) toward the center of the earth C) away from the center of earth D) opposite the direction the satellite

  35. physics

    A 512 kg satellite is in a circular orbit about the Earth at a height above the Earth equal to the Earth's mean radius. (a) Find the satellite's orbital speed. (b) Find the period of its revolution. (c) Find the gravitational force acting on it.

  36. Physics

    A satellite of mass 220 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 200 km above the surface of Earth. (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the orbital period of this satellite? 5310 s (b) What is the satellite's speed in its orbit?

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. Physics 141

    A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.60 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.50 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

  40. physics 1

    Two satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 418 km above the earth’s surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 731 km. Find the orbital speed for (a) satellite A and (b) satellite B.

  41. physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 4.20 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

  42. Physics

    A satellite in circular orbit around the earth has an orbital speed of 5 km/s. What is the period of the orbit? Assume the mass of the Earth is 5.98e24 kg.

  43. physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.55 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.50 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

  44. Physics

    A satellite of mass 210 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 210 km above the surface of Earth. (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the orbital period of this satellite? (b) What is the satellite's speed in its orbit? (c) What

  45. PHYSICS HELP

    A satellite of mass m is orbiting the earth, mass M , in a circular orbit of radius ra . Unfortunately a piece of space debris left by a passing rocket lies directly in the satellite's path. The piece of debris has the same mass m as the satellite. The

  46. physics

    Two Earth satellites, A and B, each of mass m, are to be launched into circular orbits about Earth's center. Satellite A is to orbit at an altitude of 7460 km. Satellite B is to orbit at an altitude of 20500 km. The radius of Earth REis 6370 km. (a) What

  47. Physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5.9 km/s. Determine the satellite’s altitude above the surface of the Earth. Assume the Earth is a homogeneous sphere of radius 6370 km and mass 5.98 × 1024 kg. The value of the

  48. physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5 km/s. Determine the satellite’s altitude above the surface of the Earth. Assume the Earth is a homogeneous sphere of radius 6370 km and mass 5.98 × 1024 kg. The value of the

  49. Physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5.3 km/s. Determine the satellite’s altitude above the surface of the Earth. Assume the Earth is a homogeneous sphere of radius 6370 km and mass 5.98 × 1024 kg. The value of the

  50. Physics

    An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit at a speed of 5800 m/s. a)What is the radius of the satellite's orbit? b) What is the period of the satellites orbit in hours?

  51. physics

    HELP PLEASE!!! A satellite moves in a circular orbit around Earth at a speed of 5085 m/s. (a) Determine the satellite's altitude above the surface of Earth. (b) Determine the period of the satellite's orbit.

  52. physics

    4(a) What is the magnitude of the gravitational force of the Earth on a surveillance satellite of mass 1040 kg that is in a grazing circular orbit 100 km above the surface of the Earth. (b) Find the magnitude of the acceleration of a satellite in such a

  53. Physics

    (a) Find the speed of a satellite moving around the earth in a circular orbit that has a radius equal to six times the earth's radius of 6.38 x 10^6 m. (b) Find the satellite's orbital period.

  54. physics

    An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 824 km above Earth's surface with a period of 101.2 min. What are (a) the speed and (b) the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite?

  55. physics

    a satellite is in a circular orbit at a constant velocity around the earth. how much work is done on the satellite?

  56. physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.80 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.20 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

  57. Physics

    1.(a) Explain the term time dilation. (b) Show that an interval of time observed in a moving frame of reference will be less than the same interval of the observed in a stationary frame of reference. 2. A rocket was found to be 150m when measured on earth.

  58. Physics

    1.(a) Explain the term time dilation. (b) Show that an interval of time observed in a moving frame of reference will be less than the same interval of the observed in a stationary frame of reference. 2. A rocket was found to be 150m when measured on earth.

  59. Physics Classical Mechanics

    A satellite of mass m is orbiting the earth, mass M , in a circular orbit of radius ra . Unfortunately a piece of space debris left by a passing rocket lies directly in the satellite's path. The piece of debris has the same mass m as the satellite. The

  60. Physics

    I really need you answered this to my email. It's very important, for this may decide my result in the school exams, and I really need a good mark. Unfortunately, Portuguese system of education is full of problems... The question is... The altitude of a

  61. Physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5.4 km/s. Determine the satellite’s altitude above the surface of the Earth. Assume the Earth is a homogeneous sphere of radius 6370 km and mass 5.98 × 10 24 kg. The value of the

  62. physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 6.1 km/s. Determine the satellite’s altitude above the surface of the Earth. Assume the Earth is a homogeneous sphere of radius 6370 km and mass 5.98 × 10 24 kg. The value of the

  63. physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit around the Earth at an altitude of 3.30 106 m. (a) Find the period of the orbit. (Hint: Modify Kepler's third law so it is suitable for objects orbiting the Earth rather than the Sun. The radius of the Earth is 6.38 106

  64. physics

    The mass of the Earth is 5.972kg, and the radius of Earth is 6, 371 km. A 750 kg satellite orbits 35, 800 km above Earth in a perfectly circular orbit. 1. If the gravitational force is the centripetal force keeping the satellite in a stable cicular orbit,

  65. 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

  66. physics

    An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 616 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 96.8min. (a) What is the speed of the satellite? (b) What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite

  67. physics for physical science

    (a)what is the magnitude of the gravitational force of the earth on a surveillance satellite of mass 1040kg that is in a grazing circular orbit 100 km above the surface of the earth. (b)find the magnitude of the acceleration of the satellite in such a

  68. Physics I

    An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 770 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 100.0 min. What is the speed of the satellite? What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite?

  69. Physics 203

    A satellite with a mass of 310 kg moves in a circular orbit 7.00*10^7 m above the Earth's surface. (a) What is the gravitational force on the satellite? (b) What is the speed of the satellite? (c) What is the period of the satellite?

  70. Physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.70 × 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.80 × 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second

  71. physics

    Calculate the speed of a satellite moving in a stable circular orbit about the Earth at a height of 5400km.

  72. physics

    Calculate the speed of a satellite moving in a stable circular orbit about the Earth at a height of 3.004km.

  73. physics

    Calculate the speed of a satellite moving in a stable circular orbit about the Earth at a height of 4800 km.

  74. Physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 3.70 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

  75. PHYSICS

    Two satellites A and B are in different circular orbits about the earth. The orbit speed of satellite A is three times that of satellite B. Find the ratio (TA/TB) of the periods of the satellite.

  76. physics

    The satellite is in a circular orbit 400 km above the Earth's surface, where the free-fall acceleration is 8.71 m/s2. The radius of the Earth is 6400 km. Determine the speed of the satellite.

  77. Phyisics

    A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 6.02 hours. How high above Earth's surface is the satellite Use keplers law, comparing the moon period and distance from Earth to the Satellite. There are other ways of doing

  78. physics

    A satellite is in circular orbit above the Earth at an altitude of 2000 km. What is the orbital speed of the satellite? what is the equation i need to use

  79. physics

    A satellite is in circular orbit above the Earth at an altitude of 2000 km. What is the orbital speed of the satellite? what is the equation i need to use

  80. LSU

    A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.53 x 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 3.42 x 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite

  81. physics

    How do I go about in solving this? A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 6.01 hours. (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? ___ km (b) What is the satellite's acceleration? ___m/s2

  82. physics

    Calculate the speed of a satellite moving in a circular orbit about the Earth at a height of 2700×103 m. The mass of the Earth is 5.98×1024 kg and the mass of the satellite is 1400 kg.

  83. Physics

    Calculate the speed of a satellite moving in a circular orbit about the Earth at a height of 2700×103 m. The mass of the Earth is 5.98×1024 kg and the mass of the satellite is 1400 kg.

  84. Physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 2.15 × 104 m/s (Va) and the radius of the orbit is 5.15 × 106 m (ra). A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second

  85. physics

    An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 775 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 100.1 min. (a) What is the speed of the satellite? m/s (b) What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite? m/s2

  86. Physics

    An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 765 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 99.9 min. (a) What is the speed of the satellite? ______ m/s (b) What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite? ______m/s^2

  87. physics

    A satellite is in circular orbit around the Earth at a distance of 4.74RE with a speed of 3.63 km/s. With what speed would the satellite hit the Earth's surface if somehow it suddenly stopped and fell to Earth? Ignore air resistance.

  88. Physics 141

    A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.60 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.50 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

  89. Physics

    (a) Find the speed of a satellite moving around the earth in a circular orbit that has a radius equal to five times the earth's radius of 6.38 106 m. (b) Find the satellite's orbital period. Please Help!

  90. physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 1.30 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

  91. help physics

    A satellite, LangSat, moves in circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 4.95kms-1. (i) What is the altitude of the satellite (ii) Determine the period of the satellite’s orbit (iii) What is the value of the gravity, g, at the satellite. (iv) If

  92. calculus

    Write the standard form of the equation for the path of a communications satellite in a circular orbit 22,000 miles above Earth. (Assume that the radius of Earth is 4000 miles.)

  93. Physics

    A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 6.05 hours. (Radius of the Earth=6.371 106 m) (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? What is the satellite's acceleration

  94. Physics

    A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 5.95 hours. (Radius of the Earth=6.371 106 m) (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? (b) What is the satellite's acceleration?

  95. 12th grade

    A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.65 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.30 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

  96. physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.75 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.15 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

  97. Physics

    Calculate the speed of a satellite moving in a circular orbit about the Earth at a height of 2700×10^3 m. The mass of the Earth is 5.98×10^24 kg and the mass of the satellite is 1400 kg.

  98. physics

    Two satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 427 km above the earth’s surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 873 km. Find the orbital speed for (a) satellite A and (b) satellite B.

  99. Physics

    A geostationary satellite orbits the Earth in such a manner that it is always directly above the same point on the equator as the Earth rotates. Assuming that this orbit is circular, what is its radius? (The mass of the Earth is approximately 5.97 × 1024

  100. physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.80 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.45 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

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