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

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1. ## Physics

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

Assume that you’ve worked for the last five years as an administrative assistant for the Human Resources Department of Broadworth General Hospital. The Director of Human Resources, Miriam Hopkins, has charged you with organizing a two-hour training

(1) Scientists generally agree that Earth is getting warmer due to what's called the greenhouse effect. (2) A greenhouse stays warm because sunlight and heat coming through the glass roof are mostly trapped. (3) The heat doesn't radiate back into the
4. ## math

The planet Mercury travels 180,600 miles in its orbit during the 7 hours that make up a typical school day. Find the unit rate.
5. ## science

an electron orbiting around hydrogen atom in circular orbit of radius 1armgstrom with the speed of 5*10^6 m/sec. Calculate magnetic field produced at the nucleus?
6. ## Astronomy help

I have already solve the problems in many time, but still cannot get the correct answer, can someone kindly help me to solve the problem, please? 1. Suppose the Moon is at a (center-to-center) distance D from Earth. Find an exact expression for the
7. ## Physics

For a I got 36666.67 seconds which I don't know if its right and then b I know my answer is wrong because I got 0.0375 for wavelength.And I don't understand how to do e or f.   The Voyager 1 spacecraft is at the edge of the solar system, about 11 billion
8. ## Science

1. The combination of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and atmospheric moisture creates A. drinking water. B. smog. C. pesticides. D. acid rain. D? 2. Another name for unicellular organisms that dominated Earth up to the Precambrian time is A. eukaryotes.
9. ## physics

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

An airplane whose air speed is 600 mi/h is flying perpendicularly to jet stream whose speed relative to the Earth's surface is 100 mi/h. What is the airplane's speed relative to the Earth?
11. ## Physics

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

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

A globe sits on a geography teacher's desk. The diameter of the globe is 0.001 km. The earth has a diameter of 12, 713.54 km. Find the ratio of the volume of the globe to the volume of the earth.
14. ## Free Fall

The acceleration due to gravity on planet X is one fifth that on the surface of the earth. If it takes 3.9 s for an object to fall a certain distance from rest on earth, how long would it take to fall the same distance on planet X?

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

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

Newton showed that the motion of comets is controlled by gravitational attraction of gravity. Many comets move in elliptical orbit but if they are moving very fast they will perform a hyperbolic orbit. A student attempts to model the hyperbolic trajectory

19. ## Physics

The space shuttle is in a 200-mile-high orbit. What is the shuttle's orbital period?
20. ## Chemistry

What the difference between an orbit in the Bohr model and an orbital in the quantum mechanical model of the atom?
21. ## Nautical Studies

I understand it is a popular misconception that a magnetic compass points to the magnetic north pole. In fact a magnetic compass aligns itself with the magnetic lines of force in its own location. Here in the UK these lines of force seem to coincide very
22. ## physics

27. A communications satellite transmits a radio wave at a frequency of 5 • 109 Hz. What is the signal’s wavelength? Assume the wave travels in a vacuum. Show your work. (3 points) I at least need the formula and how to solve it... not the answer.
23. ## Phsyics

The center of a 1.10km diameter spherical pocket of oil is 1.10km beneath the Earth's surface. Estimate by what percentage directly above the pocket of oil would differ from the expected value of for a uniform Earth? Assume the density of oil is . Express
24. ## Science

Why are the days typically hotter in June than in December here in the US? D. Because the United States faces the sun in the summer and faces away from the sun in the winter E.Because the tilt of the Earth causes the sun's rays to be more concentrated in
25. ## physics

The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 x 106 m, determine the centripetal acceleration of a
26. ## Physics

The center of a 1.10km diameter spherical pocket of oil is 1.10km beneath the Earth's surface. Estimate by what percentage directly above the pocket of oil would differ from the expected value of for a uniform Earth? Assume the density of oil is . Express
27. ## physics??

The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 x 106 m, determine the centripetal acceleration of a
28. ## phys

a spaceship travels with a speed of 0.7c as it passes by the Earth on its way to a distant star. The pilot of the spaceship measures the length of the moving ship as 50m. Determine its length as measured by a person on Earth. Answer in units of m. for this
29. ## phys

a spaceship travels with a speed of 0.7c as it passes by the Earth on its way to a distant star. The pilot of the spaceship measures the length of the moving ship as 50m. Determine its length as measured by a person on Earth. Answer in units of m. for this
30. ## Physics repost

I apologise for reposting this question but it is still not working out for me. I know that: speed of light c=3.0x10^8 Time interval delta t=0.19x10^-9s The relationship between actual time and roudtrip distance is d=ct Also if there is and uncertainty of
31. ## Science

According to science, the fastest speed posssible for anything is the speed of light. The speed of light is about 186,000 mies per second. That means that in one minute, lighttravels 11,160,000 miles. The star nearest Earth is the Sun. It's about
32. ## Physics

: a planet mass M is circling a star in an elliptical orbit it's velocity at R is 60000 m/s what is its velocity at RB? RB=8RA
33. ## science

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

Solar luminosity is estimated to have been 30% lower than today at the time when the solar system formed, 4.6 billion years ago. (a) If Earth's albedo was the same as it is now (A=0.3), what would have been its effective radiating temperature Te at that
35. ## math physics

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg
36. ## math physics

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg
37. ## math physics

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg
38. ## Physics

Calculate the kinetic energy that the earth has because of its rotation about its own axis. Assume that the earth is a uniform sphere and that its path around the sun is circular. For comparison, the total energy used in the United States in one year is
39. ## physics

find the rotational kinetic energy of the earth about the sun due to its orbital about the sun. The mass of the each M is 6 X 10^24 kg, the orbital radius r is 1.5 X 10^11 m and the rotational period T is 1 year. Hint, treat the earth as a point mass in
40. ## Math

A plumber's assistant's rate of pay is \$0.75 per cubic foot of earth moved. He moves 220 cubic feet of earth to dig a trench. He moves the same amount to fill the trench. What is his pay for this job?
41. ## Physics

The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 106 m, determine the speed and centripetal acceleration
42. ## physics

The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 x 106 m, determine the speed and centripetal
43. ## Physics

The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 106 m, determine the speed and centripetal acceleration
44. ## Physics

The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 106 m, determine the speed and centripetal acceleration
45. ## Physics

The acceleration due to gravity on a planet other than the earth has a magnitude of 1.50 m/s2. As in examples 6, 7 and 8, a placekicker kicks a football with an initial speed of 20.3 m/s at an angle of 39.4 ° above horizontal. Assume that the ball is
46. ## physics

A pendulum has a period of 0.9 s period on Earth. An object is suspended from a spring with force constant 9.8 N/m. (d)Find the mass suspended from this spring that would result in a period of 0.9 s on Earth
47. ## Physics

1. Gunter, the weightlifter, can lift a 230.0 kg barbell overhead on Earth. The acceleration due to gravity on the sun is 274 m/s2. 2. a. Would the barbells be heavier on the sun or on the Earth. heavier on the sun b. How much (in Newtons) would the
48. ## Physics

A space station is shaped like a ring and rotates to simulate gravity. If the radius of the space station is 120 m, at what frequency must it rotate so that it simulates Earth's gravity? [Hint: The apparent weight of the astronauts must be the same as
49. ## earth

rachelcarson "silent spring" agriculture and the movement that launched the environmental movement.. Question pros&cons of agriculture based on silent spring, A revolutiondown on the farm, and whole earth discipline compare&contrast Dr. Russ, or others
50. ## Algebra

Using the formula: w=Cr^-2 where C is a constant, and r is the distance that the object is from the center of Earth. W is the weight. 1- Suppose an object is 100lbs when it is at sea level. Find the Value of C that makes the equation true. Sea level is

A plumber's assistant's rate of pay is \$0.75 per cubic foot of earth moved. He moves 220 cubic feet of earth to dig a trench. He moves the same amount to fill the trench. What is his pay for this job?
52. ## chem/math

How much heat would be required to warm Earth¡¯s oceans by 1.0 ¡ãC? Assume that the volume of Earth¡¯s oceans is 137 x ¡¼10¡½^7 ¡¼km¡½^3 and that the density of sea water is 1.03 g/cm3. Also assume that the heat capacity of seawater is the
53. ## Earth Science

How are distances in space measured? What is the nearest star to Earth beyond the sun and how far away is it???? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light_year http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpha_Centuri why does Jupiter spin so fast while it's do big
54. ## Physics

I thought I did the problem right, but I don't think I came out with the right answer! Please someone check to see if I got this problem right. Calculate the force of gravity between Earth (mass=6.0*10^24 kg) and the moon (mass=7.4*10^22 kg). The average
55. ## physics

for both of these object system1: earth and ball if a ball is falling down, is the work done on it positive since force and displacement are in the same direction. system 2: earth and basket a basket is tied to a rope and is dropped then come to a full
56. ## physic

A 1000-kg satellite travels with an orbital speed of 500 m/s around a planet at an orbital raduis of 8000 km. What is the mass of the planet
57. ## WAN

Provide a hypothetical situation for each signal type that illustrates how it could be, or is being, used in a WAN. In what circumstance, for example, would a company choose to use a satellite signal
58. ## science

One factor determining the effect of gravity on objects is their.....? The farther away from Earth an object gets, Earth's gravity affects it ......? Friction that occurs between the surface of around object and another surface is ........? Objects with
59. ## Science

Unit 1 Lesson 3: representing earth's Surface 1. Which of the following is NOT one of the main areas of Earth science? a. geology b. oceanography c. astrology d. astronomy I think it's C

The moon causes tides because the gravitational force it exerts differs between the side of the Earth nearest the Moon and that farthest from the Moon. Find the difference in the accelerations toward the Moon of objects on the nearest and farthest sides of
61. ## English

1. The earth goes around the sun. 2. The eatth moves around the sun. 3. The earth goes round the sun. 4. The earth moves round the sun. (Which one do I have to use?) 5. Many boys were sitting around the lake. 6. Many boys were sitting round the lake. (Do I
62. ## physics

Two stones of different masses are thrown straight upward one on earth and on the moon (where gravity produces an acceleration of 1.67m/second squared) Both reach the same height. if the stone on the moon has an initial speed v, what was the initial speed
63. ## Physics (G and g)

Please, I need help with this problem. I would really appreciate it. The top of Mt. Everest is 8850 m above sea level. Assume that sea level is at the average Earth radius of 6.38×106 m. What is the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration at the top
64. ## Math

An astronomical researcher is using software to study the parabolic path of an asteroid. By entering the equation for the path of the asteroid, the researcher could determine if the asteroid would collide with any other bodies in the near future. The
65. ## Astronomy

A TV satellite broadcasts at a frequency of 5000 MHz, (1 MHz = 1 million Hertz). What is the wavelength of this radiation? a. 1000 cm b. 5 million centimeters c. 6 cm d. 0.3 cm
66. ## Math

A satellite dish has a diameter of 32 inches and is 6 inches deep. If the antenna needs to be put at the focus of the parabola, where would the parabola be placed?
67. ## physics

The sun is 1.5 1011 m from the earth. (a) Over what surface area is solar radiation spread at this distance? (b) What is the total power radiated by the sun? (The sun delivers energy to the surface of the earth at a rate of approximately 1400 W/m2.) (c)
68. ## Science

I know what a baseline is, but what baseline is used in astronomy? y do we need vary the length of baselines we use? is it the diameter of the earh's orbit? I really do not get the 2nd part.
69. ## Physics

A 2.0 mm diameter glass sphere has a charge of +1.0 nC. What speed does an electron need to orbit the sphere 1.0 mm above the surface? (Ans. 2.81×107 m/s)
70. ## Physics

the space shuttle is in a 250 mile high orbit. What are the shuttle's orbital period, in minutes, and it speed?
71. ## Physics

Consider a NASA spacecraft in a circular orbit 440 km above the surface of Mars. What is the spacecraft's orbital period in hours?
72. ## Biology

I don't know any info an the first semester and midterms are tomorrow please help ( Populations, Communities, and Ecosystems Chemistry of Living Things History of Life on Earth: The First Simple Cells History of Life on Earth: Complex Cells Cells and Their
73. ## physics

The spectrum of light from the galaxy M100 has a prominent dark line at a wavelength of 592.2 nm. The same spectral line observed in a lab on earth has a wavelength of 589.4 nm. How fast is M100 moving relative to earth? (the speed of light = 3.00 x
74. ## science

A space probe of the surface of Mars sends a radio signal back to the Earth, a distance of 3 x 1010 km. Radio waves travel at the speed of light (3.00 x 108 m/s). How far away is the space probe? How many seconds does it take for the signal to reach the
75. ## Math

A plumber's assistant's rate of pay is \$0.75 per cubic foot of earth moved. He moves 220 cubic feet of earth to dig a trench. He moves the same amount to fill the trench. What is his pay for this job? \$___________ (These questions are all confusing)
76. ## physics

a cannon of mass 400kg fires a shell of mass 20kg. if the shell leaves the cannon at 300ms^-1, with what velocity does the cannon recoil? an a- particle is emitted from a polonium nucleus at a speed of 1.8 x 10^7 ms^-1. the relative masses of the a-
77. ## Math

The speed of light is 3¡Á¡¼10¡½^8 meters/second. It takes 5¡Á¡¼10¡½^2seconds for light to travel from the sun to the earth. What is the distance in meters between the sun and the earth? Express your answer in scientific notation.
78. ## Physics- Relativity

A lighthouse sweeps its beam of light around in a circle once every 7.2 s. To an observer in a spaceship moving away from Earth, the beam of light completes one full circle every 9 s. What is the speed of the spaceship relative to Earth
79. ## math/chem

it is estimated that uranium is relatively common in the earth's crust, occurring in amounts of 4 g/metric ton. a metric ton is 1000kg. at this concentration, what mass of uranium is present in 1.0 mg of earth's crust?
80. ## Maths Algebra

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

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

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

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

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

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

The mass of Earth is about 3 × 10-3 times the mass of Jupiter. The mass of Earth is about 6 × 10 24 kg. What is the mass of Jupiter? Give your answer in scientific notation.
87. ## Algebra

Today Star Satellite is offering the following special package to new customers: a one-time set-up fee of \$10, the first month for free, and \$32 per month thereafter. Which equation best represents k, the total cost of service for m months? A k = (10 +
88. ## Physics

Dean is hunting in the Northwest Territory at a location where the earth's magnetic field is 7.0x 10^-5 T. He shoots at a duck decoy by mistake, and the rubber bullet he is using acquires a charge of 2.0 x 10 ^ -12 C as it leaves his gun at 300m/s,
89. ## physics

Dean is hunting in the Northwest Territory at a location where the earth's magnetic field is 8.0x 10^-5 T. He shoots at a duck decoy by mistake, and the rubber bullet he is using acquires a charge of 3.0 x 10 ^ -12 C as it leaves his gun at 300m/s,
90. ## Philosphy

Hill claims that a fruitful way to think about the badness of destroying the environment is: To think about what kind of human would choose to destroy the earth. To appeal to theories about God and care for the earth. To examine people’s intuitions about
91. ## Physics circular motion

The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 x 106 m, determine the centripetal acceleration of a
92. ## physics

Astronauts on our moon must function with an acceleration due to gravity of 0.170g . A. If an astronaut can throw a certain wrench 14.0 { m} vertically upward on earth, how high could he throw it on our moon if he gives it the same starting speed in both
93. ## Biology

the eventual evolution of living organisms on earth is based upon the following theory: during the early stages of the earth's history the chemical characteristics of the world changed as the conditions on the planet changed. The changes established the
94. ## AP Physics B

Calculate the force of gravity on a spacecraft 12,800 km (2 earth radii) aboce the Earth\'s surface if its mass is 1400 kg. Ok for this question I first converted to meters for the radius then applied newtons law net force radial = m1 a radial = Fg = r^-2
95. ## physics

The Moon has a mass of 7.35  1022 kg and its equatorial radius is 1.74  106 m. Earth’s mass is 5.97  1024 kg and its equatorial radius is 6.38  106 m. (a) Calculate the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by i) the Moon on a fully suited

The free-fall acceleration on Mars is 3.7 m/s2. (a) What length pendulum has a period of 4 s on the earth? cm What length pendulum would have a 4 s period on Mars? cm (b) A mass is suspended from a spring with force constant 10 N/m. Find the mass suspended
97. ## Precalculus

Find the distance along an arc on the surface of the earth that subtends a central angle of 1 minute. (1 minute = 1/60 degree) This is a nautical mile. Note that the radius of the Earth is 3960 miles and there are 1760 yards in a mile. Express your answer
98. ## hello reiny damon steve can you help me physics

Find the Gravitational potential at a point on the earth's surface. Take mass of earth as 5.98*10^24kg, it's radius as 6.38*10^6m and G=6.67*10^-11Nm^2kg^-2. Plz i need sir damon and steve including reiny to show me step and solution plz
99. ## physics

calculate the escape velocity for the following; assume a launch from the surface. A space probe leaving the moon to come back to Earth. A moon mission lander leaving the moon to come back to Earth. A spaceship leaving the solar system.
100. ## Math

Radius of earth 3,959 miles Space shuttle orbits 200 miles above earths Surface Space shuttle completes 220 degrees of a Revolution around earth in one day What is the average speed of the space Shuttle