What is the speed of a geosynchronous satellite on Earth?

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  1. Physics Gravitational Force

    Geosynchronous satellites orbit the Earth at a distance of 42000km from the Earth's center. Their angular velocity at this height is the same as the rotation of the Earth, so they appear stationary at certain locations in the sky. What is the force acting

  2. 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?

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Physics

    A satellite with an orbital period of exactly 24.0 h is always positioned over the same spot on Earth. This is known as a geosynchronous orbit. Television, communication, and weather satellites use geosynchronous orbits. At what distance would a satellite

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. earth

    Some people have proposed building a giant elevator from Earth's surface to geosynchronous orbit. The top of the elevator would then have the same orbital distance and period as any satellite in geosynchronous orbit. Suppose you were to let go of an object

  9. 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,

  10. Physics

    Two satellites A and B of the same mass are orbiting Earth in concentric orbits. The distance of satellite B from Earth’s center is twice that of satellite A. What is the ratio of the tangential speed of B to that of A?

  11. 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)

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. Physics

    A 600-kg geosynchronous satellite has an orbital radious of 6.6 Earth radii. What gravitational force does Earth exert on the satellite?

  17. Physics Homework

    Consider problem U concerning the geosynchronous satellite of mass 50 kg. It orbits at a radius of 42,300 km with a speed of 3076 m/s. a) How much energy is needed to lift the satellite from the earth's surface (Re=6,370 km) up to that radius? b) How much

  18. 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.

  19. 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

  20. 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?

  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

    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?

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. Physics

    Speed of a satellite orbit (physics problem)? What is the speed of a satellite in a geosynchronous orbit about Earth? _________m/s Compare it with the speed of the Earth as it orbits the Sun. _________m/s

  26. 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

  27. Physics

    Mars rotates on its axis once every 24.8 hours. What is the altitude of a geosynchronous satellite orbiting Mars. I have the speed of geosynchronous orbiting Mars. But I cant find the altitude of a geosynchronous satellite orbiting Mars.

  28. Physics

    A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of

  29. 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

  30. science,

    1- If a satellite orbiting the Earth at a height of 150 km (93 miles) above the surface of the earth. Calculate the speed, acceleration and orbital period of the satellite. Using these given constants: M(earth) = 5.98 x 10^24 kg, R(earth) = 6.37 x 10^6 m).

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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.

  34. physics

    Compute the orbital radius of an earth satellite that has an equatorial orbit and always remains above a fixed point P on the earth's surface. Communication satellites have such "geosynchronous" orbits (see figure). These satellites are used to relay radio

  35. 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

  36. 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?

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. Science-Astronomy

    Using the equation speed=distance/time, calculate the speeds(in km/hour) of a geosynchronous satellite I'm given that the distance from this particular geosynchronous satellite is 36000km from Earth, and orbits Earth 24h. I can not understand how to solve

  41. physics

    Calculate the velocity needed for an object starting at the Earth's surface to just barely reach a satellite in a geosynchronous orbit. Ignore air drag and assume the object has a speed of zero when it reaches the satellite. (The orbital radius of a

  42. phy101

    Calculate the velocity needed for an object starting at the Earth's surface to just barely reach a satellite in a geosynchronous orbit. Ignore air drag and assume the object has a speed of zero when it reaches the satellite. (The orbital radius of a

  43. 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?

  44. physics

    at what height above the earth's surface in a circular orbit have to travel in order to have an orbital period half that of a geosynchronous satellite's period? (a geosynchronous satellite orbits above the equator so that it is above the same location on

  45. 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

  46. science

    a satellite is in geosynchronous orbit 36,000 km above earth. describe how you would fond the speed of this satellite.\ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geosynchronous_orbit

  47. Physics

    If an artificial earth satellite is in an orbit around the earth’s equator with a period of exactly 1 day, how does its motion look to an observer on the rotating earth if it orbits in the same direction as the earth turns? (Such an orbit is said to be

  48. 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

  49. 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 49500 km above the earth's surface, what is its centripetal acceleration? The radius of

  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. Physics

    Given: G = 6.67259 × 10−11 Nm2/kg2 . A 602 kg geosynchronous satellite or- bits a planet similar to Earth at a radius 1.98 × 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

  52. Physics

    Determine the value that has the largest total energy. Assuming that the orbirts are circular. (a) 1000 kg satellite at geosynchronous orbit (b) 1000 kg satellite in low earth orbit—roughly 300 km (c) 500 kg satellite at geosynchronous orbit (d) A 500 kg

  53. Physics

    What is the speed of a geosynchronous satellite on Earth?

  54. 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

  55. physics

    What is the speed of a satellite in a geosynchronous orbit about Earth?

  56. physics

    A 600-kg geosynchronous satellite has an orbital radius of 6.6 Earth radii. What gravitational force does Earth exert on the satellite? A. 13.8 N B. 90.9 N C. 138 N D. 909 N

  57. physics

    a geosynchronous satellite orbits at a distance from earth's center of about 6.6 earth radii and takes 24 h to go around once. what distance in meters does the satellite travel in one day? what is its orbital velocity in m /s?

  58. physics

    a geosynchronous satellite orbits at a distance from earth's center of about 6.6 earth radii and takes 24 h to go around once. what distance in meters does the satellite travel in one day? what is its orbital velocity in m /s?

  59. Physics

    Consider problem U concerning the geosynchronous satellite of mass 50 kg. It orbits at a radius of 42,300 km with a speed of 3076 m/s. a) How much energy is needed to lift the satellite from the earth's surface (Re=6,370 km) up to that radius? b) How much

  60. Physics Homework

    Consider problem U concerning the geosynchronous satellite of mass 50 kg. It orbits at a radius of 42,300 km with a speed of 3076 m/s. a) How much energy is needed to lift the satellite from the earth's surface (Re=6,370 km) up to that radius? b) How much

  61. Physics

    Consider problem U concerning the geosynchronous satellite of mass 50 kg. It orbits at a radius of 42,300 km with a speed of 3076 m/s. a) How much energy is needed to lift the satellite from the earth's surface (Re=6,370 km) up to that radius? b) How much

  62. Physics 203

    Mars rotates on its axis once every 24.8 hours. What is the speed of a geosynchronous satellite orbiting Mars? What is the altitude of a geosynchronous satellite orbiting Mars?

  63. 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

  64. College Physics

    A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of

  65. College Physics

    A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of

  66. Science

    A new geosynchronous satellite needs an orbit of 35.7 km . The mass of the Earth is 5.97x 10^24 Kg and the radius of Earth 6.4 x 10^3 km. The mass of the satellite is 200 Kg. What velocity will it need to achieve that orbit?

  67. Science

    A new geosynchronous satellite needs an orbit of 35.7 km . The mass of the Earth is 5.97x 10^24 Kg and the radius of Earth 6.4 x 10^3 km. The mass of the satellite is 200 Kg. What velocity will it need to achieve that orbit

  68. 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

  69. 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

  70. physics

    Two satellites are orbiting the Earth in stable circular orbits. Satellite A has a mass m and is located at a distance 2r from the center of the Earth. Satellite B has a mass 2m and is located at a distance r from the center of the Earth. Which one of the

  71. 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

  72. 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

  73. 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.

  74. 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.

  75. 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.

  76. 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

  77. 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?

  78. 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-

  79. 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 =

  80. 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

  81. physics

    1. Calculate the speed in m/s at which the Earth revolves about the sun. You may assume the orbit is nearly circular. 2. A satellite is about 6.5 x 10^3 km from the (center of the) Earth. Find its average orbital speed about the Earth. 3a. A certain

  82. Physics

    A 3000kg satellite orbits the Earth 400km above the equator. find a)The speed of the satellite b) The kinetic energy of the satellite c) The potential energy of the satellite d) The total energy of the satellite

  83. 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?

  84. 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

  85. 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

  86. 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

  87. 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

  88. 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

  89. Science

    The radius of the orbit of a geosynchronous satellite is 36000km then the period of revolution of a satellite with its orbital radius9000km would be

  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. 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?

  92. 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?

  93. 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.

  94. 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

  95. 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

  96. physics

    A satellite is orbit about earth, its orbital radius is 3.43*10e7m.The mass of the satellite is 9166kg and the mass of earth is 5.974*10e24kg. Determine the orbital speed of the satellite in mi/s. 1mi/s=1609m/s.

  97. 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.

  98. 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

  99. 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

  100. 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

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