1. inscribed angles

    A satellite, B is 17,000 miles from the horizon of Earth, Earth's radius is about 4,000 miles. Find the approximate distance the satellite is from the Earths surface. possilbe answers 13,464 17,464 20,957 21,000 I do not understand how to do these problems
  2. gEoMeTrY iNsCrIbEd AnGlEs MuLtIpLe ChOiCe QuEsTiOn

    A satellite, B, is 17,000 miles from the horizon of Earth. Earth’s radius is about 4,000 miles. Find the approximate distance the satellite is from the Earth’s surface. {The picture is a circle with point O in the center, point C is on the top center
  3. Math WORD PROBLEM

    The time in hours it takes a satellite to complete an orbit around the earth varies directly as the radius of the orbit (from the center of the earth) and inversely as the orbital velocity. If a satellite completes an orbit 860 miles above the earth in 12
  4. math

    If a satellite completes an orbit 820 miles above the earth in 11 hours at a velocity of 22,000 mph, how long would it take a satellite to complete an orbit if it is at 1400 miles above the earth at a velocity of 36,000 mph? (Use 36,000 miles as the radius
  5. earth

    A satellite 200 miles above the earth is orbiting the earth once every 6 hours. How long, in hours, does it take the satellite to travel 8,400 miles? (Assume the radius of the earth is 4,000 miles.) Give your answer both as an exact value and an
  6. Precalc HW (NO IDEA HOW TO SOLVE)

    Low Earth orbiting satellites orbit between 200 and 500 miles above Earth. In order to keep the satellites at a constant distance from Earth, they must maintain a speed of 17,000 miles per hour. Assume Earth's radius is 3960 miles. a. Find the angular
  7. Mathematics

    Low Earth orbiting satellites orbit between 200 and 500 miles above Earth. In order to keep the satellites at a constant distance from Earth, they must maintain a speed of 17,000 miles per hour. Assume Earth's radius is 3960 miles. a. Find the angular
  8. 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.)
  9. Math

    The distance, "d", to the horizon (= farthest point on the earth still visible) for an object that is "h" miles above the surface of the earth is given the formula d = the square root of 8000h +h^2. Determine how many miles above the surface of the earth
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. physics

    NASA launches a satellite into orbit at a height above the surface of the Earth equal to the Earth's mean radius. The mass of the satellite is 550 kg. (Assume the Earth's mass is 5.97 1024 kg and its radius is 6.38 106 m.) (a) How long does it take the
  13. 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
  14. Math

    A geosynchronous equatorial orbiting satellite orbits 22,300 miles above the equator of Earth. It completes one full revolution each 24 hours. Assume Earth's radius is 3960 miles. a. How far will the GEO satellite travel in one day? b. What is the
  15. 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?
  16. Math

    I have two questions that I need help with. 1. Angle of Depression: A Global Positioning System satellite orbits 12,500 miles above Earth's surface. Find the angle of depression from the satellite to the horizon. Assume the radius of Earth is 4000 miles.
  17. pre calculus

    a satellite is launched to take pictures during its orbit. its low and high points over the surface of the earth are 119 and 122800 miles. Find the polar equation if the center of the earth is the focus. assume that the earth has a radius of 4000 miles.
  18. Physics

    A satellite orbits the earth at a distance of 10,000 miles from the earth's center. At this distance the force of gravity on the satellite is 90lbs. What would the force on the satellite be if the distance were 5000 miles instead? At what distance from the
  19. 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
  20. Physics

    Sputnik, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth, had a mass of 83.6kg and travelled at 7574 m/s. The radius of the earth is 6371 km and its mass is 5.972 x 10^24 kg. What gravitational force did Sputnik apply to the earth during this orbit? What
  21. Math

    The diameter of Earth is about 8,000 mi. Suppose a jet is traveling around Earth at an altitude of 30,000 ft. How many miles will the jet travel in a complete circle aroung Earth? a. 94,247.8 mi. b. 25,156.7 mi. c. 38,000 mi. d. 8,005.7 mi.
  22. trig

    A satellite is in geostationary orbit 22,500 miles above the earth. IF the radius of the earth is 3,960 miles, how fast is the satellite moving in miles per day? How fast is the satellite moving in miles per hour?
  23. Algebra

    Suppose it takes 3 days for a space vehicle to travel from earth to the moon. How long for the same vehichle and the same speed to reach Jupiter? Moon distance from earth is 240,000 miles. Jupiter distance from earth is 391,000,000 miles
  24. math please

    Before electricity, nights in towns and fields were often times pitch black, except when there was a full moon. How many times brighter is the noonday sun than the full moon when the moon is at the closest point to the earth? Model the moon as a sphere of
  25. 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?
  26. 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
  27. earth

    if the radius of the earth's orbit around the sun is 93,000,000 miles, what is the speed of the earth in it's orbit in miles per hour?
  28. physics

    A person is standing at the edge of the water and looking out at the ocean (see the drawing). The height of the person’s eyes above the water is h=1.6 m, and the radius of the earth is R=6.38x10^6 m (use as a precise value). (1) How far is it to the
  29. physics

    A person is standing at the edge of the water and looking out at the ocean (see figure). The height of the person's eyes above the water is h = 1.9 m, and the radius of the Earth is R = 6.38 x 106 m. (a) How far is it to the horizon? In other words, what
  30. Physics

    A satellite is orbiting the earth just above its surface. The centripetal force making the satellite follow a circular trajectory is just its weight, so its centripetal acceleration is about 9.81 m/s2 (the acceleration due to gravity near the earth's
  31. 465465

    A satellite is orbiting the earth just above its surface. The centripetal force making the satellite follow a circular trajectory is just its weight, so its centripetal acceleration is about 9.81 m/s2 (the acceleration due to gravity near the earth's
  32. physics

    A satellite has a mass of 100 kg and is in an orbit at 2.00*10^6 m above the surface of the Earth (a) what is the potential enegry of the satellite at this location?(b) what is the magnitude of the gavitational forece on the satellite? a) Since the weight
  33. force of gravity

    A satellite orbits around the earth. The mass of the satellite is 1170 kg, and its altitude is 220 km. The mass of the earth is 5.98×1024 kg. The radius of the earth is 6.38×106 m. 1)What is the gravitational force on the satellite? 2)What is the orbital
  34. 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
  35. Phyiscs

    A satellite circles the earth in an orbit whose radius is 2.07 times the earth's radius. The earth's mass is 5.98 x 1024 kg, and its radius is 6.38 x 106 m. What is the period of the satellite?
  36. physics

    A satellite circles the earth in an orbit whose radius is 2.01 times the earth's radius. The earth's mass is 5.98 x 1024 kg, and its radius is 6.38 x 106 m. What is the period of the satellite?
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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.
  40. Physics

    An earth satellite moves in a circular orbit with an orbital speed of 5800 m/s. Find the time (expressed in seconds) of one revolution of the satellite. Find the radial acceleration of the satellite in its orbit. I think we need to know the radius of the
  41. maths

    A satellite travels around the earth in a circulsr orbit 700 kilometres above the earth's surface. Find the radius of the satellite's orbit if the radius of the earth is 6400 kilometres. Also find the distance traveled by the satellite in one orbit of da
  42. algebra

    You must submit your response as a file. An object’s weight depends on its height above the surface of the earth. If a man weighs 190 pounds on the surface of the earth, then the man's weight in pounds (W) x miles above the surface is approximated by the
  43. geometry

    A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the earth and the sun, and the darkest shadow cast by the moon, called the umbra, hits the surface of the earth. If the umbra does not hit the surface, as shown in the following figure, then a total
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. physics

    An artificial satellite circling the Earth completes each orbit in 139 minutes. (The radius of the Earth is 6.38 106 m. The mass of the Earth is 5.98 1024 kg.) (a) Find the altitude of the satellite.
  47. Physics

    A satellite of the Earth has a mass of 1550 kg. It orbits Earth with a mean radius of orbit of 7.00 x 10^6 m. a) What is the gravitational potential energy of the satellite with respect to Earth?
  48. math

    Help? The summit of Mount Everest is approximately 29,035 ft above sea level. What is the distance from the summit to the horizon, rounded to the nearest mile? Assume that the distance from the Earth's center to any point on Earth's surface is 4,000 miles.
  49. 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
  50. physics

    A geosynchronous satellite is one that appears to be fixed in the sky, a condition useful for telecommunications. If such a satellite orbits the earth at an altitude of 33000 km above the earth's surface, what is its centripetal acceleration? The radius of
  51. geometry

    Satellite Explorer VII, with a = 4465 and b = 4462, and with the center of the Earth being at one of the foci of the ellipse. Assuming the Earth has a radius of about 3960 miles,graph both the orbits of Explorer VII and earths surface on the same axis if
  52. physics

    An artificial satellite placed into earth's orbit has a mass of 1250kg. It travels at an average distance of 222.5km above the surface of the earth. The radius of the earth is 6370km. What acceleration due to gravity does the earth give the satellite? I
  53. 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
  54. geometry

    The summit of Mount Everest is approximately 29,035 ft above sea level. What is the distance from the summit to the horizon, rounded to the nearest mile? Assume that the distance from the Earth's center to any point on Earth's surface is 4,000 miles. How
  55. Precalculus

    Find an equation of the circular orbit of a satellite 500 miles above the surface of earth. Place the origin of the rectangular coordinate system at the center of Earth and assume that the radius of Eatch is 4000 miles.
  56. Math, Geomertry

    A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the earth and the sun, and the darkest shadow cast by the moon, called the umbra, hits the surface of the earth. If the umbra does not hit the surface, as shown in the following figure, then a total
  57. physics

    Moon is a natural satellite of the Earth, circling it with period (time of one revolution), T = 27,3 days. Radius of Moon’s orbit = 384,000 km. Find the acceleration of the Moon toward the Earth.
  58. 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
  59. physcial science

    How do I calculate the orbital velocity of a satellite that is 400 miles above the earth? Set the centripetal acceleration V^2/(R+h) equal to the gravitational acceleration, g * [R/(R+h)]^2 Then solve for V R is the earth's radius and h is the 400 mile
  60. Physics

    A satellite orbits Earth at a distance of 3rearth above Earth's surface. (Earth mass equals 5.97 X 10^24, earths equatorial radius equals 6.38 X 10^6) How many Earth radii is the satellite form Earths center?
  61. 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
  62. math

    Formula for distance to the horizon for a satellite in orbit. d = sqrt(2rh+h^2) d = distance to the horizon h = height above sea level for the observer. r = radius of the earth ---------------------------------- Solve for h. ie. so I can plug in d and r
  63. 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
  64. 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
  65. science

    What is the average speed of a satellite given the following information. 1) The earth's radius = 6000 km 2) The satellite is 900 km from the earth's surface 3) The satellite's orbital period: 2 hours 4) Circumference = 2pr (p = 3.14) A) 6 km/s B) 10 km/s
  66. 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
  67. 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
  68. 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-
  69. 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
  70. science

    1) The moon is about 250,000 miles away from the Earth. To the nearest centimetre, how far would it be from the Earth in our scale model? 2) In this mode, how far away from the Earth would the Sun be?
  71. Physics help!

    How far from the center of the Earth (in km) is the center of mass of the Earth + satellite system if the satellite has a mass of 6560 kg and is in orbit 46200 km above the surface of the Earth. The mass of the Earth is 5.98 * 10^24 kg and the radius of
  72. Physics please help

    How far from the center of the Earth (in km) is the center of mass of the Earth + satellite system if the satellite has a mass of 6560 kg and is in orbit 46200 km above the surface of the Earth. The mass of the Earth is 5.98 * 10^24 kg and the radius of
  73. 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
  74. 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
  75. 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
  76. physics

    A satellite orbits Earth at a distance of 3rearth above Earth's surface. (Earth mass equals 5.97 X 10^24, earths equatorial radius equals 6.38 X 10^6) What is the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration of the satellite?
  77. 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
  78. math

    1. Number Sense: write three numbers that are greater than 1,543,000 and less than 1,544,000 2. Put the planets in order from the one closest to the sun to the one farthest from the sun. Earth 93,000,000 Jupiter 483,000,000 Mars 142,000,000 Mercury
  79. physics

    3. A satellite of mass 500 kg orbits the Earth with a period of 6000 s. The Earth has a mass of 5.98 x 1024 kg. (a) Calculate the magnitude of the Earth's gravitational force on the satellite. (b) Determine the altitude of the satellite above the Earth's
  80. physics

    every year the earth travels on its orbit about the sun. What is earth average speed in m/s, taken that the average orbital radius in 93,200,000 miles
  81. gr 12 physics

    A person standing at the edge of the water and looking out at the ocean/ The height of the person's eyes above water is h=1.6m. and radius of the earth is R=6.38x10^6m How far is it to the horizon. In other words, what is the distance d from the person's
  82. 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
  83. physic

    A satellite used in a cellular telephone network has a mass of 2010kg and is in a circular orbit at a height of 770km above the surface of the earthTake the gravitational constant to be G = 6.67×10−11N⋅m2/kg2 , the mass of the earth to be me =
  84. 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.
  85. math alegebra

    A satellite's escape velocity is 6.mi./sec, the radius of the earth is 3960 mi, and the earth's gravitational constant (g) is 32.2 ft./sec^2. How far is the satellite from the surface of the earth?
  86. math

    A satellite's escape velocity is 6.mi./sec, the radius of the earth is 3960 mi, and the earth's gravitational constant (g) is 32.2 ft./sec^2. How far is the satellite from the surface of the earth?
  87. earth

    A satellite's escape velocity is 6.mi./sec, the radius of the earth is 3960 mi, and the earth's gravitational constant (g) is 32.2 ft./sec^2. How far is the satellite from the surface of the earth?
  88. AP Physics B

    A 1010 kg geosynchronous satellite orbits a planet similar to Earth at a radius 1.97 × 105 km from the planet’s center. Its angular speed at this radius is the same as the rotational speed of the Earth, and so they appear stationary in the sky. That is,
  89. Science

    An artificial satellite circles around the earth at the height where the gravitational force is one fourth of that at earth's surface. If the earth's radius is R the height of the satellite above the surface of the earth is?
  90. 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.
  91. 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.
  92. physics

    How much work is required to lift a 600-kg satellite to an altitude of 4 * 10^6 m above the surface of the earth? The gravitational force is F=GMm/r^2, where M is the mass of earth, m is the mass of the satellite, r is the distance between them. The radius
  93. Maths

    A satellite takes 93.8 minutes to orbit the earth. If the diameter of the earth is 12740km approximately and the satellite is at a height of 32km above the earth's surface, find the average speed of the satellite in km/h Working out please
  94. pre-algebra

    A) light travels at approximately 186,000 miles per second. approximately how far will it travel in 1 minute? express your answer in scientific notation B) the sun is approximately 93,000,000 miles from the earth. about how long does it take light to
  95. physics

    A radio receiver is set up on a mast in the middle of a calm lake to track the radio signal from a satellite orbiting the Earth. As the satellite rises above the horizon, the intensity of the signal varies periodically. The intensity is at a maximum when
  96. Physics

    A radio receiver is set up on a mast in the middle of a calm lake to track the radio signal from a satellite orbiting the Earth. As the satellite rises above the horizon, the intensity of the signal varies periodically. The intensity is at a maximum when
  97. physics

    A radio receiver is set up on a mast in the middle of a calm lake to track the radio signal from a satellite orbiting the Earth. As the satellite rises above the horizon, the intensity of the signal varies periodically. The intensity is at a maximum when
  98. 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
  99. Physics 20

    Astronomers launch a satellite to explore a nearby asteroid that has come dangerously close to the earth.The satellite begins orbit around the earth,with an orbital radius 6.85 X 10^3 Km, before being moved to an orbit about the asteroid with a period of
  100. Math

    How much work is required to lift a 700kg satellite to an altitude of 1x10^6m above the surface of the earth? The gravitation force is F=GMm/r^2, where M is the mass of the earth, m is the mass of the satellite, and r is the distance between them. The