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

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## algerbra 1

Antartica comprises about 10.5% of the total land area on earth. antartica has a surface area of about 5,400,000 square miles. what is the total land area on earth? write an equation and slove. -
## ap physics c

Hi! I am struggling with this problem-- any help would be much appreciated-- thank you astronauts on their way to the moon reach a point --> at this point, the moon's gravitational pull becomes stronger than the earth's gravitational pull-----find the -
## Physics Honors

A car travels due east with a speed of 60.0 km/h. Rain is falling vertically with respect to the Earth. The traces of the rain on the side windows of the car make an angle of 45.0° with the vertical. Find the velocity of the rain with respect to the car -
## Media and Culture

Discuss the similarities and difference between cable communication and traditional television broadcasting. and include the future role of broadcast TV in the face of growing cable and dir3ect broadcast satellite use. -
## physics

A car travels due east with a speed of 35.0 km/h. Raindrops are falling at a constant speed vertically with respect to the Earth. The traces of the rain on the side windows of the car make an angle of 40.0° with the vertical. Find the velocity of the rain -
## physics

Consider classical electron orbit with radius 53pm (picometers) that has a magnetic moment equal to 2μB (the Bohr magneton). What is the current of that orbiting electron in A? -
## science

in a hydrogen atom an electron of mass 9.1*10^-31 kg revolves about a proton in a circular orbit of radius 53 ampere .calculate the centripetal acceleration electron on charge 1.6*10^-19 -
## Physics

Consider classical electron orbit with radius 53pm (picometers) that has a magnetic moment equal to sqrt(2)*μB (the Bohr magneton). What is the current of that orbiting electron in A? -
## Phyics

The radius of Earth is 6.37 103 km. Find the speed, in km/h, resulting from the rotation of Earth, of a person standing on the equator. v=2(pi)(r)/T v=2(pi)(6.37e3)/24 v=1.67e3 km/h how would you convert this to m/s. it does not seem to be working for me -
## physics

At the surface of Jupiter's moon Io, the acceleration due to gravity is 1.81 . A watermelon has a weight of 43.0 at the surface of the earth. In this problem, use 9.81 for the acceleration due to gravity on earth -
## Science

Give some examples of artifacts that are used to determine the geological history of the Earth, as well as how its life forms have changed over time. Is the question given and I don't really know any artifacts that are used for the geological history of -
## Astronomy

Imagine you are on some far away planetary system looking for planets in the galactic neighborhood and you spot our sun in your sky. In degrees, what is the maximum the orbit can be tilted from 90 in order to see a transiting eclipse (assume the longitude -
## Physics- Final exam help

A proton with kinetic energy 100 keV is moving in a plane perpindicular to a uniform magnetic field of magnitude 2.3 T. Find the radius of its orbit. Not sure what equation to use or how to solve. -
## English

Thank you very much for helping me! Here is the lyrics of the song I have to rephrase. You know parents are the same No matter time nor place They don't understand that us kids Are going to make some mistakes So to you other kids all across the land -
## physics

On the Apollo 14 mission to the moon, astronaut Alan Shepard hit a golf ball with a golf club improvised from a tool. The free-fall acceleration on the moon is 1/6 of its value on earth. Suppose he hits the ball with a speed of 25 m/s at an angle of 28° -
## Physics

a 1000 kg space craft at 500 m/s is on a collision course with a 400 kg satellite travelling at 700 m/s . Their paths are converging at a 45 degree angle . After the collision they remain locked together. What is the final speed of both satellites? What -
## Pre-Calculus

Which is the best example of the use of parametric equations? A. Measuring weight on the moon. B. Finding the position of a person in a city. C. Determining the position of a satellite during a specific time of day. D. Finding the right parameters to use -
## Please Help!!!!!!

an engineer designs a satellite dish with a parabolic cross section. The dish is 15 ft wide at the opening and the focus is placed 4 ft from the vertex. find an equation of the parabola. I know how to work this problem, but how do I know that I use the -
## math

The earth has a radius of 6,380 km. The formula for the volume of a sphere is �� V = 4/3 ðx^3, and the formula for surface area of a sphere is A = 4ðx^2 . Find the volume and surface area of the earth and write the answer in scientific -
## physics

Calculate the acceleration due to gravity on the moon. The moon\'s radius is about 1.74 E 6 m and its mass is 7.35 E 22 kg ok aparently there\'s an easier way to do this I applied Newtons second law in the radial direction net force radial = m (radial -
## Science

Geologist believe that The crystals inside a geode probably form when... A: Lava suddenly cools on earth’s surface B: Minerals dissolved in a solution evaporate C: Minerals dissolved in a solution crystallize D: magma cools slowly inside Earth Ok so -
## Physics

1)The Earth exerts an 710 N gravitational force on a man. What force does the man exert on the Earth? Answer in units of N 2)If a book is sitting on a table, the force of gravity pulls it down. Why doesn’t it fall? Is it because The table is pushing up -
## physics

A space station is shaped like a ring and rotates to simulate gravity. If the radius of the space station is 150 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 -
## physics

An astronaut in full gear has a weight of 2900 N on Earth. Jupiter; weight on planet relative to earth is 2.53 and weight of a 150-lb person is 380. How much will the astronaut weigh on the Jupiter? W_{Jupiter} =________________ N Neptune; weight on planet -
## Physics

I've been stuck on this equation for a while and I don't know if i'm missing a key part to the equation.. i just need help! If the gravitational field strength at the top of Mount Everest is 9.772 N/kg, approximately how tall (in feet) is the mountain? F= -
## college physics

An object thrown vertically upward with initial velocity from the surface of the Earth reaches a height H before falling back toward the Earth. If initial velocity is doubled, the object reaches a maximum height equal to ________. Ignore air resistance. -
## Physics

Astrotrain, a Decepicon triple changer, is traveling at a speed of .77c towards Earth, as seen by Blaster, who is on Earth inside Fortress Maximus. Astrotrain's computers tell him the icon rocket was fired at .35c. Determine the length of the ion rocket as -
## biology

What regulary hit the earth for the first 600 million years of existence? What do scientists call this period of time? - Aseroids, and meteors hit the earth.What do scientists called this period of time ? I need help answer this question please. If the -
## College Physics

On planet Z, the standard unit of length is the foose. Ann the Astronaut is 5.90 feet tall on earth. She lands on planet Z and is measured to be 94 foosi tall. Her partner Rachael is 88 foosi tall. How tall is Rachael on Earth? -
## Trig

This problem is stumping me, can anyone help me? The Earth rotates every 24 hours (actually 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds) and has a diameter of 7926 miles. If you're standing on the equator, how fast are you traveling (how fast is the Earth -
## Conversions!

1. The price of gold is 200 dollars/oz. How much did 1 g of gold cost that day? (1 oz = 28.4 g)Use dimensional analysis. 2. How many minutes does it take light from the sun to reach Earth? (Distance from sun to Earth is 93 million mi, speed of light= 3 x -
## Science

1.)Which of the following terms refers to an object that orbits the sun and has enough gravity to be spherical but has not cleared the area of its orbit? (1 point) A.)comet B.)asteroid C.)dwarf planet D.)planet -
## physic

A particle of mass 10kg Move in a circular orbit of ratio 2cm with a linear velocity of 0.2m/s calculate the angular velocity, the frequency and the centripetal force -
## Astronomy

Light travels at a constant speed of 3.0 x 105km/s. The distance between the Sun and the Earth is about 1.5 x 108km. Use the distance = speed x time formula (d = v t) to calculate the time it takes light to travel from the Sun to the Earth. Show your work. -
## Astronomy

Light travels at a constant speed of 3.0 x 105km/s. The distance between the Sun and the Earth is about 1.5 x 108km. Use the distance = speed x time formula (d = v t) to calculate the time it takes light to travel from the Sun to the Earth. Show your work. -
## Math

Kim is researching the number of channels available from different cable and satellite companies what would be an appropriate graph to use : A. Line plot B. line graph C.bar graph D.frequency table E. pictograph PLEASE HELP!!!! -
## science

Why does the Earth get more energy from the Sun compared to any other star? •The Sun is much closer to Earth. The next closest star is 4.2 light years away. **** • The Sun is much denser than other stars. That means it produces more energy. • The Sun -
## Physics

At the surface of a certain planet, the gravitational acceleration g has a magnitude of 12.0 m/s^2. A 21.0-kg brass bell is transported to this planet. What is (a) the mass of the brass ball on the Earth and on the planet, and (b) the weight of the brass -
## Geometry

A city has a scale model of the solar system nearly 6 km long. The model's scale is 1 km : 1 billion km. a. Earth is 150,000,000 km from the Sun. How many meters apart are Earth and the Sun in the model? -
## math,algebra

How do I even write an equation for this problem all i need someone to show me how to get an equation so i can solve it. It is estimated that the Earth is losing 4000 species of plants and animals every year. If S represents the number of species living -
## Philosophy

True/False 1. Rosenstand argues that moral subjectivism is an intuitively sound, "live and let live" kind of moral position that is both appealing and socially cohesive. 2. For the members of the Flat Earth Society, who believe that all physical evidence -
## Philosophy

True/False 1. Rosenstand argues that moral subjectivism is an intuitively sound, "live and let live" kind of moral position that is both appealing and socially cohesive. 2. For the members of the Flat Earth Society, who believe that all physical evidence -
## Science

The following sphere is responsible for forming the solid shell of Earth that holds up life? -Hydrosphere -Lithosphere -Atmosphere -Biosphere** Explain the interaction between the four main components of Earth's physical systems. Be sure to include the -
## math

Earth weight is 5.9736 x 10^24 Kg and Venus is 4.8685 x 10^24 Kg. What is the combined weight of Earth and Venus ? a)10.8421 X 10^26 Kg b)10.8421 x 10^23 Kg c)10.8421 x 10^25 Kg d)1.08421 x 10^25 Kg -
## earth science

#16 the inner core of the earth is solid because of increased__________ a> density and composition b> density and temperature c> temperature and pressure d> pressure and density -
## Earth science

The inner core of the Earth is solid because of increased___________ a.)density and composition b.)density and temperature c.)temperature and pressure d.)pressure and density -
## Math

Earth weight is 5.9736 x 10^24 Kg and Venus is 4.8685 x 10^24 Kg. What is the combined weight of Earth and Venus ? a)10.8421 X 10^26 Kg b)10.8421 x 10^23 Kg c)10.8421 x 10^25 Kg d)1.08421 x 10^25 Kg -
## math

an object that weighs 234lb on jupiter weighs 100lb on earth. what would an object that weighs 400 lb on jupiter weigh on earth? -
## 9th grade

A person standing on Mars would weigh 38% of his earth weight. What is the Mars weight of a person with an earth weight of 55 kilograms? -
## physicalscience

1. which one of the 4 keeps electrons in orbit around the nucleus? electromagnetic force weak force strong force gravity 2. which is the greatest of the 4 fources -
## Physics

A canoe has a velocity of 0.490 m/s, 45 degrees southeast relative to the earth. The canoe is on a river that is flowing at 0.600 m/s east relative to the earth. Find the magnitude of the velocity vector v of the canoe relative to the river. Express your -
## physics

What is the speed of a communications satellite orbiting the Moon at an altitude of 290 km above the Moon’s surface? I know that G=6.67e-11 and h=290. I plugged inthese values, 7.35e24 for the mass and 1.738e6 for the radius into v=sqrtGM/R=h but I -
## Math, Please Help!!!

an engineer designs a satellite dish with a parabolic cross section. The dish is 15 ft wide at the opening and the focus is placed 4 ft from the vertex. find an equation of the parabola. I know how to work this problem, but how do I know that I use the -
## Earth Science

15. Which statement best describes the composition of magma? A. Magma is an element all its own.B. Magma contains the same elements as snow.C. Magma contains only three elements.D. Magma contains the same elements as Earth's crust. -
## chemistry

"Suppose you had a mole of gold atoms (radius=144pm) and could link the atoms together like a string of pearls. How many of these gold necklaces could you make using 1 mole of gold atoms so that each necklace would stretch from the earth to the sun? -
## physics

when is the Kinetic energy of the satellite the greatest and the least? Potential energy the greatest? The least? -
## bigbang

In the lecture it was shown that the speed of a body on a circular orbit decreased as a function of distance from the object it orbits (e.g. the Sun) as v(r)∝1/r√. This followed from Newton's gravitational law F=GmMr2 and that for circular -
## Math

the mass of earth is 5.97 x 10^24 kilograms. The mass of the moon is 7.34 x 10^22 kilograms. Part A: What is the combined mass of earth and the moon? express your answer in scientific notation. Part B: How many times greater is the mass of earth than the -
## Physics- Final exam review

A proton with kinetic energy 100 keV is moving in a plane perpindicular to a uniform magnetic field of magnitude 2.3 T. Find the radius of its orbit. Not sure what equation to use or how to solve -
## Math

Mercury's average distance from the sun is 57,910,000 km. The Earth is approximately 93,000,000 miles from the sun What would be the distance of a trip from Mercury to Earth, via the Sun. Look out for the units!!! (1 km =(0.62mi) Use Scientific Notation to -
## physics

A canoe has a velocity of 0.490 southeast relative to the earth. The canoe is on a river that is flowing at 0.520 east relative to the earth creating a 45 degree angel between the two velocities.Find the magnitude of the velocity of the canoe relative to -
## language arts/earth science

hey people.. I'm preparing a speech for my language arts and earth science class (the speech is persuasive, about "why should we use geothermal energy"). so I was looking for some methods how to start my speech (introduction), how to end it, body language -
## Science

Do you know how big the Sun is? The Sun is 400 times as big as the Moon and 400 times as far away. The Moon: 2.5mm diameter a) How big would the Sun be if the Moon were the size shown above? b) The Sun is actually about 865,000 miles in diameter, so 1 cm -
## statistics

11. You are taking a multiple choice examination that has 20 questions in a particular section with 5 possible answers for each question. You did not study for the test and you guessed the answers. The probability that you will get at least 50% of the -
## Maths

the speed of light is 3 * 10^ 8m/s. Jupiter is 778 million km from the sun. Calculate the number of minutes it takes for sunlight to reach Jupiter ? A star is 300 lights away from Earth. If the speed of light is 3 * 10^5 km/s. calculate the disatance from -
## science

why do we celebrate earth day? is it important to celebrate earth day? -
## science

the free-fall acceleration on the surface of the moon is appromimately 1/6 of the free-fall acceleration on the surface of earth. compare the period of a pendumlum on earth with that of an identical pendulum set in motion on the moon -
## Geometry

The radius of Jupiter is approximately 44,423 miles, and the radius of the Earth is approximately 3,960 miles. How many times larger is the volume of Jupiter than the volume of the Earth? Round your answer to the nearest whole number. -
## science. -_-

Okk so im not asking for answers, i just need somone to expplain this homework to me! I don't get it what so ever. So the homework tittle is Weight in space. So it has a whole discripition in wjich i will write dpwn for you. The paper says: Gravity is an -
## Geography

1.Winds, air pressure, evaporation, and the angle of the sun shape daily A. Climate B. Temperature C. Weather D. Precipitation 2. The difference between tropical and temperate climates is mainly the result of A. Wind pattern each season B.Precipitation -
## Physics

Any help is appreciated! A grandfather clock is based on the period of oscillation of a pendulum. The clock keeps perfect time on the first floor of the Sears tower but when carefully moved to the top floor h=436 m above the surface of the earth, the clock -
## Japanese

What's the difference between wa and ga? The particle wa indicates that the noun preceding it is the topic of the sentence. In most of the model sentences given, the subject and the topic of each esntecnce coincide; however, the topic may or may not be -
## Phizzics....

How does the weight of a Mars lander change as it travels from Earth to Mars? Does the weight ever equal zero? Does the mass of the lander change? Explain your answer. (Hint: restrict your analysis to a system consisting of Earth, Mars and lander.) -
## Astronomy

For this question assume the moon is 110 of its diameter away from the Earth. The largest apparent size of Mercury that we ever see in the sky is 1/150 the apparent diameter of the Moon. The diameter of Mercury is about 4900 km. What is the closest that -
## Science

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

AT WHAT DISTANCE ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE EARTH IS THE ACCELERATION DUE TO EARTH'S GRAVITY 0.980M/S² IF THE ACCELERATION DUE TO GRAVITY AT THE SURFACE HAS MAGNITUDE 9.80M/S² -
## physics help 2 please!!

Mass A (7 kg) and mass B (10 kg) sit on the ground, 2 m apart. a.) What is size of the the gravitational force: on A from B? N on B from A? N b.) What is the size of the gravitational force: on A from the Earth? N on B from the Earth? N once again, i am -
## Science

Which fact provides the best evidence for the scientific theory of the evolutionary development of life on the earth? a. fossils are found almost exclusively in sedimentary rocks b. characterisitcs of simpler forms of life can be found in more complex -
## english

Please help if my answers are correct and let me know the correct answers below. thank you. Can we see (1) _____ the earth is a globe? Yes, we can. When we watch a ship that sails out to sea, we can see that the ship begins (2) _____. The bottom of the -
## Physics

Spaceman Fred orbits planet X with his spaceship. To remain in orbit at 410km from the planet's center, he should maintain a speed of 68 m/s. What is the mass of planet X? -
## Physics

Spaceman Spiff orbits planet X with his spaceship. To remain in orbit at 410km from the planet's center, he should maintain a speed of 68 m/s. What is the mass of planet X? -
## Macroeconomics

Has anyone ever done a project on Macroeconomics in the Middle Earth? (based on Lord of the Rings?) I need help NOW! What a wonderful idea!! I presume you have read LOTR. You could do the whole middle earth or just a just an area such as the Shire or -
## maths

Q1) Paul brought a car last year. It has lost 12½% of its value since then. It is now valued at £10,500 How much did Paul pay for his car? -[I got £11812.50... Is that right?~xD] Q2) A newspaper report stated: "Concorde has flown 7.1x10^7 miles. This is -
## physics

A few years ago, a movie came out about a soldier, John Carter, who was transported to Mars and could perform amazing feats of strength and jumping due to the lower Martian gravity. The surface gravity of Mars is 0.38 times that of earth. If John could -
## physics!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A few years ago, a movie came out about a soldier, John Carter, who was transported to Mars and could perform amazing feats of strength and jumping due to the lower Martian gravity. The surface gravity of Mars is 0.38 times that of earth. If John could -
## PHYSICS

A few years ago, a movie came out about a soldier, John Carter, who was transported to Mars and could perform amazing feats of strength and jumping due to the lower Martian gravity. The surface gravity of Mars is 0.38 times that of earth. If John could -
## Math

The weight of an object on the planet Mercury is about 2/5 the weight of that object on the Earth. An object that weighs 30 pounds on Earth would weigh how many pounds on Mercury? Need solution because I think it is 7.5 but my parents think the answer is -
## physics

If an astronaut dropped a small rock near the surface of Pluto, how far (in m) would the rock fall in 1.1 s? (The mass of Pluto is 2.500×10-3 the mass of earth and the radius of Pluto is 0.18 of the earth's radius.) -
## Science

Why is only one side of the moon visible from the earth at all times? Only one side of the moon is visible from the earth at all times because the other side is illuminated by the sun, which doesn't face us. Please correct me if I'm wrong, thanks :-) -
## physics

an object of 3 kg is dropped from 2m above the ground. it takes a time interval of tE to reach the ground of the earth. if it is dropped on the moon, how long does it take to reach the ground? the a dure to g on the moon is 1/6 of that on the earth. -
## algebra

an astronaut who weighs 85 kilograms on the earth weighs 14.2 kilograms on the moon. how much would a person weigh on the moon if they weigh 95 kilograms on earth? round your answer to the nearest tenth. -
## Math - Algebra

If a man wewighs 41 newtons (N) on the surface of the earth while he weighs 81.5N on the surface of the moon, approximately how much lighter is he on the moon? What would be his weight on the surface of the earth if he weighs 90 N on the surface of the -
## physics

Earth of mass 6×10^24 kg is in motion around the sun with a linear velocity of magnitude 30 km/s. a) Determine the magnitude of the linear momentum of the center of mass of Earth. b) Is this linear momentum conseved? -
## physics

If an astronaut dropped a small rock near the surface of Pluto, how far (in m) would the rock fall in 1.1 s? (The mass of Pluto is 2.500×10-3 the mass of earth and the radius of Pluto is 0.18 of the earth's radius.) -
## Physics

The diameter of the Moon is 3480km. What is the volume of the Moon? How many Moons would be needed to create a volume equal to the Earth? How do you find the volume of the Moon from just the diameter? Also, does anybody know how to figure out the volume of -
## College Physics

When searching for gold, measurements of g can be used find regions within the Earth where the density is larger than that of normal soil. Such measurements can also be used to find regions in which the density of the Earth is smaller than normal soil; -
## College Chemistry

I am trying to figure out how many minutes are required for sunlight to travel from the Sun to Earth? Assuming the sun is 93,000,000 miles from Earth and that sunlight travels at 1.86x10 to the 5th power miles per second. These things are so tricky, i know -
## Physics

How would a physics expert respond to the following suggestions made by three airline executives? Write a script of the expert's response for performance in front of the class. Airline Exectutive A: Since the earth rotates from west to east, we could -
## math

An ant weights about 2*10 to the fifth power pounds. There are about 1*10 to the 15 power ants on Earth. How many pounds of ants are on Earth -
## Math

Polar ice is about 3/4 of the 3% of Earth's fresh water. What fraction of all of Earth's water is polar ice?