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

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1. ## Physics - Repost because of no response

In an experiment on the shuttle, an electron with a speed of 6.3 x 105 m/s [N] and a mass of 9.11 x 10-31 kg is shot through an external magnetic field. Determine the strength and orientation of the magnetic field required so that the electron's direction
2. ## geography

discuss how interactions between the Earth systems affect the climate Mary or Bob or whoever, Please note that we don't do students' homework for them. Our tutors try to give you the information to help you complete your assignment on your own. If there's
3. ## physics

A 125 object is taken to a height of 210 above the Earth's surface. Part A What is the object's mass at this height? Part B What is the object's weight at this height?
4. ## astronomy

At an average opposition, the Earth and Mars are separated by 0.52 AU. Suppose an astronomer observes Mars at opposition and that seeing blurs the images to a resolution of 1.0 seconds of arc. What is the smallest surface feature the astronomer would be
5. ## Social Studies

Experts argue that a significant water shortage by 2025 will be caused by a. rising ocean levels. b. drastic increase in water usage by humans.*** c. drastic increase in usage by a growing animal population. d. raging, out-of-control wildfires that are
6. ## Social Studies

What percentage of the world's earthquakes and active volcanoes occur on the "Ring of Fire"? 1) *10% 2) *20% 3) *50% 4) *80% My Answer. Is It Correct? Please Be Honest. #4: 80% The name of Earth's single, huge continent from over 250 million years ago is
7. ## Urgent CALCULUS

So, I haven't posted in a while...but now I am stummped! Only question I can't get today! A team of students seeks to make a flag representing their commitment to the earth. They will be using a green triangle inscribed in a yellow semi-circle. Find the
8. ## English

Read the sentence from "Zoos: Joys or Jails?" Which best describes the author? "Though zoos are meant to be a joy to viewers and teach lessons about our earth, the zoo jails its inhabitants and passes on faulty knowledge. The wild animals in our world are
9. ## physics

Help me with this problem i do not get it? A light wave can travel the earth to the moon in 1.3 s. the distance to the moon is 384,790 km. how long would it take a sound wave to travel the same distance at 343 m/s? state you answer in days. I got 2 days
10. ## college alg

The height of a projectile fired upward is given by the formula s = v0t − 16t2, where s is the height, v0 is the initial velocity, and t is the time. Find the time for a projectile to return to Earth if it has an initial velocity of 184 ft/s.
11. ## physics

A rocket of mass 4.36 × 105 kg is in flight near earth's surface. Its thrust is directed at an angle of 58.9° above the horizontal and has a magnitude of 9.61 × 106 N. Find the (a) magnitude and (b) direction of the rocket's acceleration. Give the
12. ## Earth Science

Which of the following does NOT occur at a subduction zone? A. The leading edges of both plates are bent downward. B. Oceanic crust is pushed down into the mantle. C. One oceanic plate moves into another oceanic plate. D. One continental plate moves into
13. ## Physics

The density of air near the earth's surface is 1.29 kg?m^3. If a helium balloon with a mass of 1 kg floats in air without rising or falling,what is the minimum volume of helium in the balloon? (presume that the mass of the material making up the balloon is
14. ## Chemistry

A cublic meter of ocean water contains 6x10^-5 g of gold. If the total mass of the water in Earth's oceans is 4x10^20 kg, how many kilograms of gold are distributed throughout the ocean? (Assume that the density of seawater is 1 g/cm3.) How many literes of
15. ## PHYSICS

The magnetic field of the Earth at a certain location is directed vertically downward and has a magnitude of 54.0 µT. A proton is moving horizontally towards the west in this field with a speed of 6.00 ✕ 106 m/s. (a) What is the direction and
16. ## projectile physics

im a bit puzzled, please help me gain the sanity required for this confusion... suppose a ball is thrown from the top of a cliff, and i am supposed to get its final velocity; since when the ball reaches it maximum height, the vf which becomes the vi or
17. ## Earth Science

How many hours of daylight occur at the following locations on the specified dates? March 22 ---------------- 40 degrees north 0 degrees 90 degrees south December 22 ---------------- 40 degrees north 0 degrees 90 degrees south
18. ## Earth Space Science

the horizontal distance between a crest to the next trough of an ocean wave is 5 meters. what is the wavelength of the ocean wave? A)2 meters B)5 meters C)10 meters D)20 meters I think its 10 meters but im not so sure, I would like to make sure.
19. ## Physics

If astronauts could travel at v=0.89c, we on Earth would say it takes (4.20/0.890)=4.72 years to reach Alpha Centauri, 4.20 light years away. The astronaut would disagree. (a) How much time passes on the astronaut's clocks? (b) What is the distance to
20. ## Physics

In Oersted's experiment, suppose that the compass was 0.30 m from the current-carrying wire. If a magnetic field of 1/3 the Earth's magnetic field of 5 10−5 T was required to give a noticeable deflection of the compass needle, what current must the
21. ## college alg.

The height of a projectile fired upward is given by the formula s = v0t − 16t2, where s is the height, v0 is the initial velocity, and t is the time. Find the time for a projectile to return to Earth if it has an initial velocity of 184 ft/s.

When are tides in Earths oceans the highest? 1. during the moon's waning gibbous phase 2. during the moon's waxing gibbous phase 3. when the moon is at a right angle to the sun 4. When the sun, Earth, and moon are in a line.
23. ## physics

If the acceleration due to gravity on the earth is 9.8 m/s2, what is the acceleration due to gravity on Rams?
24. ## science

If the acceleration due to gravity on the earth is 9.8 , what is the acceleration due to gravity on Rams?
25. ## Algebra

The distance from the Earth to the sun is 93,000,000 miles? Write this number in scientific notation. A scientist measures a speck of sand as having a diameter of 0.00000034? Write this number in scientific notation.
26. ## SCIENCE PLZ HELP

when are tides in earths oceans the highest? during the moons waning gibbous phase during the moons waxing gibbous phase when the moon is at the right angle of the sun when the sun, Earth, and moon are in a line.
27. ## Physics

a ship is heading due north at 7.50 m/s relative to the water. The local current is 1.52 m/s in a direction 42 degree west of north. Find its velocity relative to earth( find both direction and magnitude of the velocity)
28. ## physics

A ball of mass 0.075 kg is fired horizontally into a ballistic pendulum. The pendulum mass is 0.350 kg. The ball is caught in the pendulum, and the centerof mass of the system rises a vertical distance of 0.145 m in the earth's gravitational field. What
29. ## SOLOR SYSTEM

WHAT IS THE DISTANCE BETWEEN FROM THE SUN AND EARTH TO ALL THE PLANETS http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/kids_space/distance.html =) every thing that goes a round the sun is called an ecosystem It's size solor system has 9 planets.
30. ## Physics

The earth has a radius of 6.38 106 m and turns on its axis once every 23.9 h. A. What is the tangential speed (in m/s) of a person living in Ecuador, a country that lies on the equator? (b) At what latitude (i.e., the angle θ in the drawing) is the
31. ## Physics

A 3.79 kg ball is dropped from the roof of a building 163.8 m high. While the ball is falling to Earth, a horizontal wind exerts a constant force of 11.5 N on the ball. It takes 5.77 second to hit the ground. How far from the building does the ball hit the
32. ## physical science

Consider a 100-kg box of tools in location: A: on Earth B: on the Moon C: on Jupiter. Rank from greatest to the least the a) masses of the 100 kg box of tools and b) the weights of the 100-kg box of tools.
33. ## English

I need to complete these sentences. I can't think of anything that would fit the caps locked word. Can you help me work through them? 1. Ralph wanted a BONA FIDE New York cheescake, so he....... 2.The formation of a pearl is an ADVENTITIOUS effect of......
34. ## English

10.VerA(16-19) Identify the underlined word or phrase that should be corrected. 1.The cheerful(A),lively sound of(B) dance music expired(C) almost everyone(D).No error.(E) 2.After such(A)a magnificent(B) meal,we were(C) all quick to(D) applaud Mary for her
35. ## Geography

Need help with these 2- 15. The six climate regions into which geographers have divided the earth are defined mainly by a. latitude and elevation b. temperature and precipitation c. atmospheric pressure d. location and landforms I'm not sure but I think it
36. ## physics

Meteorites from Mars Several meteorites found in Antarctica are believed to have come from Mars, including the famous ALH84001 meteorite that some believe contains fossils of ancient life on Mars. Meteorites from Mars are thought to get to Earth by being
37. ## physics

In the figure, a frictionless roller coaster car of mass m = 672 kg tops the first hill with speed v0 = 19.4 m/s at height h = 34.7 m. How much work does the gravitational force do on the car from that point to (a) point A, (b) point B, and (c) point C? If
38. ## physics

In the figure, a frictionless roller coaster car of mass m = 938 kg tops the first hill with speed v0 = 14.9 m/s at height h = 31.5 m. How much work does the gravitational force do on the car from that point to (a) point A, (b) point B, and (c) point C? If
39. ## math

a. The formula for the velocity of an object is , where v is the velocity of the object, d is the distance traveled, and t is the time elapsed while that distance is traveled. If you had only this formula to work with, what should your first step be in
40. ## geography

The question is - Into how many time zones is the Earth divided? My Answer is Twenty-Four time zones. Right? What is the approximate degrees of longitude for the International Date Line? My answer is 180 degrees longitude. Is this right? Thanks for all the
41. ## physics

a ferry is crossing a river. If the ferry is headed due north with a speed of 2.5 meters per second relative to the water and the river's velocity is 3 meters per second to the east, what will the boat's velocity be relative to earth?
42. ## physics

a river flows due south with a speedof 2.0m/s.a man steers a motorboat across the river:his velocity relative to the river is 4.2m/s due east.the river is 800m wide.what is his velocity relative to the earth?
43. ## geography

I am confused. I am to list my full address and say what continent, hemispheres and planet is my address in!! New Orleans, La. Continent - North America. Hemisphere - Northern Hemisphere. Is this correct? Planet - Earth. Is this correct????
44. ## precalc

Memphis and New Orleans are approximately on the same meridian. Memphis has a lattitude of 35 degrees north and New Orleans has a lattitude of 30 degrees north. Find distance between them, assuming radius of Earth is 3960 miles.
45. ## EARTH SCIENCE

What are some observations about our solar system that are explained by the nebular hypothesis? Are there any observations that are not easily explained by the nebular hypothesis?
46. ## Response to DWRLS

I am still on this weight and elevation question. w=Cr^2 for r= r= quare root c/w Suppose that an object is 100 pounds at sea level. find the vlaue of C tat makes sense. Sea level is 3963 miles from the center of the earth. Wouldn't this be 100=C/(3963)^2
47. ## Physics

A small airplane has a speech of 200km/h with respect to the air. There is strong wind blowing at 77km/h at 23 north of east with respect to the Earth . A) in which direction should the plane head in order to land at an airport due north of its present
48. ## Calc

Newton's Law of Gravitation says that the magnitude F of the force exerted by a body of mass m on a body of mass M is the following. F=(GmM)/r^2 Here G is the gravitational constant and r is the distance between the bodies. (a) Find dF/dr (b) Suppose it is
49. ## phys

The proper length of one spaceship is 5 times that of another. The two spaceships are travelling in the same direction and, while both are passing overhead, an Earth observer measures the two spaceships to be the same length. If the slower spaceship is
50. ## Nuclear physics

1)7Be decays with a half-life of about 53 d. It is produced in the upper atmosphere, and filters down onto the Earth's surface. If a plant leaf is detected to have 300 decays/s of 7Be, how many days do we have to wait for the decay rate to drop to 13.6/s?
51. ## math

. The position of two towns X and Y are given to the nearest degree as X(45° N, 10° W) and Y (45 N°, 70° W). Find 70-10 =60 (a) The distance between the two towns in (i) Kilometers ( take the radius of the earth as 6370) 60/360 *2*3.142*6370*cos(45) =
52. ## earth

#11 The state fossil of Nevada is the "Ichthyosaur", a dinosaur that lived in salt water. Why are so many of these fossils found in Nevada? a)lake mead once covered most of Nevada b)Nevada was once covered by oceans c)Ichthyosaur left the water to die
53. ## earth

HELP? Two students are given cubic boxes, measuring 10 cm on a side. Robert puts a single glass marble with a diameter of 10 cm in the box. Susan puts 1,000 1-cm glass marbles in her box. 1.Whose box has more empty space? Explain. 2.Whose box will be
54. ## trigonometry

i have posted this question up alot of times before but i guess no one gets it because no one ever replies.. find the latitude of Spokane, WA if Spokane and Jordan Valley, OR, 43.15degN, are 486 km apart. (assuming that the cities lie on the same
55. ## Primates

Where can I find information regarding when different types of primates showed up in earth's history?
56. ## Math!!!

What is the sign of each product? Explain. 32. n • n, where n is any nonzero number 33. y • y • y, where y is any negative number 41. Scientists drill 40,230 ft. Into Earth's crust. Write an integer to represent this depth. Estimate the depth drilled
57. ## Earth Science

A layer of sandstone is found on top of a layer of limestone in a geologic cross section. What does this tell you about how the sea level changed in that area? I know how metamorphic rocks are formed but how are metamorphic rocks formed into other
58. ## physics

A 39-turn circular coil of wire has a diameter of 1.2m. It is placed with its axis along the direction of the Earth's magnetic field of 58μT at 52° below the horizontal, and then in 0.16s it is flipped 180°. a) What is volts the magnitude of the

You are the science officer on a visit to a distant solar system. Prior to landing on a planet you measure its diameter to be 2.070E+7 m and its rotation to be 19.8 hours. You have previously determined that the planet orbits 1.590E+11 m from its star with
60. ## Science

An airplane with a speed of 27.4 m/s is climbing upward at an angle of 48° counterclockwise from the positive x axis. When the plane's altitude is 860 m the pilot releases a package. (a) Calculate the distance along the ground, measured from a point
61. ## physics

An airplane with a speed of 46.4 m/s is climbing upward at an angle of 44° counterclockwise from the positive x axis. When the plane's altitude is 700 m the pilot releases a package. (a) Calculate the distance along the ground, measured from a point
62. ## PHYSICS

A long, straight wire lies on a horizontal table and carries a current of 1.45 µA. In a vacuum, a proton moves parallel to the wire (opposite the current) with a constant speed of 3.00 104 m/s at a distance d above the wire. Determine the value of d.
63. ## geography

Match the region to its description. 1. climate _defined by agreements between nations creating free trade zones 2. cultural _defined by average precipitation and temperature 3. economic _defined by factors including language, religion, or customs 4.
64. ## Blue Planet

Wind and the surface ocean currents it drives are both strongly influenced by the Fill in the Blank 01, which makes them curve from a straight path as they move over the Earth’s surface. They constantly veer to their Fill in the Blank 02 in the northern
65. ## physics

A 3.00 kg ball is dropped from the roof of a building 176.4 m high. While the ball is falling to Earth, a horizontal wind exerts a constant force of 12.0 N on it. a.)How far from the building does the ball hit the ground? b.)How long does it take to hit
66. ## Earth Science

Describe the difference in evolution between a supercell that develops in an environment with unidirectional wind shear and a supercell that develops in an environment with veering winds. What is causing this difference in evolution? THANKS!!
67. ## Physics

If a 60 kg meteor falls to earth from a great distance. How much gravitational potential energy does it lose? (the energy PE is 0 at a great distance). What happens to this potential energy? Final-Initial=-Gmm/r-0=change in energy

1) How much more energy is released in a 5.0 magnitude earthquake than a 4.0 magnitude earthquake. I know that each unit of Richter magnitude equates to roughly a 32-fold energy increase and that the amplitude has a tenfold increase but I am still confused
69. ## Physics

A particle with a charge of -4.5 x 10-5 C, a mass of 2.5 x 10-7 kg, and a velocity of 7.0 x 10-5 m/s [E] is traveling perpendicularly through an external magnetic field such that the force of gravity is balanced by the magnetic force. Determine the
70. ## physics

You are lying on the beach on a tropical island on the equator, watching the Sun set - what a beautiful scene! Immediately after the top of the Sun disappears, you stand up to watch the Sun set again. After the amount of time t=10 s the top of the Sun
71. ## language arts

Label as Cause & Effect 1. (Effect) When dropped, cats land on their feet. (Cause) Cats are extremely agile creatures 2. (Cause) Few mammals can care for themselves at birth. (Effect) Most mammals are born immature 3. (Effect) The sun has a powerful
72. ## Physics

We saw in Example 5.7 how a centrifuge can be used to separate cells from a liquid. To increase the speed at which objects can be separated from solution, it is useful to make the centrifuge’s speed as large as possible. If you want to design a
73. ## Physics ...... Science

A small airplane has a speech of 200km/h with respect to the air. There is strong wind blowing at 77km/h at 23 north of east with respect to the Earth . A) in which direction should the plane head in order to land at an airport due north of its present
74. ## physics

ok so I really don't get 2d collisions and I thought I knew how to do this one but I have no idea: A 104 kg baseball player jumps up verticlly to catch a baseball of mass .254 kg traveling horizontally with a speed of 28.6 m/s. If the vertical speed of the
75. ## physics

ok so I really don't get 2d collisions and I thought I knew how to do this one but I have no idea: A 104 kg baseball player jumps up verticlly to catch a baseball of mass .254 kg traveling horizontally with a speed of 28.6 m/s. If the vertical speed of the
76. ## Physics

At New York City, the earth's magnetic field has a vertical component of that points downward (perpendicular to the ground) and a horizontal component of that points toward geographic north (parallel to the ground). What are the magnitude and direction of
77. ## Math

Gravity on the moon is about one-sixth of gravity on Earth. An astronaut standing on a tower 20 feet above the moon's surface throws a ball upward with a velocity of 30 feet per second. The height of the ball at any time t (in seconds) is h(t) = -2.67t
78. ## science

earth science Which ancient device for measuring time is similar to decorative garden sundails used today a.the shadow stick of the ancient egyptians b.the water clock of the ancient Greeks c.the weight -driven mechanical clocks of the 14th century d.the

Find the resultant force on (a) the mass m1 = 0.183 kg and (b) the mass m2 = 0.106 kg (the masses are isolated from the earth).. The first mass is 400kg and its 10 cm from the second mass which is 0.183 kg (m1). the second mass is 10 cm away from the third
80. ## MsSue

thank you for helping me religion is really hard to understand especially if your not from it or even have studied it for long. Now what are some cultural influences for having hinduism vital to the region it originates from. and what does it mean to
81. ## Physics

A man observes snow falling vertically when he is at rest, but when he runs through the falling snow at a speed of 4.70 m/s, it appears to be falling at an angle of 24.0° relative to the vertical. Find the speed of the snow relative to the earth.
82. ## Physics

The sun outputs 1380 W/m^2 of energy at the earth's surface. A small rectangular las has the following dimensions: 1km wide, 1.4km long, and 300m deep A) Calculate the thermal energy added to the lake if exposed to 12h of direct sunlight. B) calculate the
83. ## geology

Granite comprising Stone Mountain crystallized from magma tens of kilometers within the Earth, but uplift and erosion has since laid this pluton bare. Assuming that erosion has only slightly modified the original shape of the more durable granite body,
84. ## science

Granite comprising Stone Mountain crystallized from magma tens of kilometers within the Earth, but uplift and erosion has since laid this pluton bare. Assuming that erosion has only slightly modified the original shape of the more durable granite body,
85. ## SCIENCE

The tracks of the astronauts who landed on the moon are still there in the dust and show no signs of being worn away. This is attributed to the lack of atmosphere on the moon. Which of the following best accounts for the lack of atmosphere? 1)the moon's
86. ## Science

The tracks of the astronauts who landed on the moon are still there in the dust and show no signs of being worn away. This is attruted to the lack of atmosphere on the moon. Which of the following best accounts for the lack of atmosphere. 1)the moon's weak
87. ## global warming

hi im doing a debate tomorrow on global warming, i am arguing that it DOES exsit. the opposing side who don't believe in global warming want to say that increases in temperatures don't cause sea levels to rise, instead the tectonic plates of the earth
88. ## Science

Hi. Could you Please check my answers? I just want to make sure they are correct. Thanks for the help in advance :). True or false: All matter on Earth contains energy- true? True or false: the molecules in frozen water are in motion- true? True or false:
89. ## Algebra

I was given an answer to a question but what I really need are the steps to get there as I have other questions I need to answer the same way. Solve the equation w=Cr^-2 for r I was given r=C/w This equation is meant to figure out the weight of an object
90. ## Physics

Due to friction with the air, an airplane has acquired a net charge of 1.70 10-5 C. The plane moves with a speed of 3.15 102 m/s at an angle with respect to the earth's magnetic field, the magnitude of which is 5.00 10-5 T. The magnetic force on the
91. ## science

Which evidence from the sea floor shows that tectonic plates move? A) the sea floor is youngest near a mid ridge and farther away. B) the sea floor is much older the cont. C) mid ocean ridges form the longest range of mountains on earth. D) the sea floor
92. ## Physics Magnetic Field

In an experiment on the shuttle, an electron with a speed of 6.3 x 105 m/s [N] and a mass of 9.11 x 10-31 kg is shot through an external magnetic field. Determine the strength and orientation of the magnetic field required so that the electron's direction
93. ## Physics

An object of mass .550kg is lifted from the floor to a height of 3.5m at a constant speed. How much work is done by the lifting force (include units)? b.) How much work is done by the Earth on the object? c.) What is the net work done on the object? d.)
94. ## PHYSICS

Because Earth's rotation is gradually slowing, the length of each day increases: The day at the end of 1.0 century is 1.0 ms longer than the day at the start of the century. In 93 centuries, what is the total (in hours) of the daily increases in time (that
95. ## Physics

Because Earth's rotation is gradually slowing, the length of each day increases: The day at the end of 1.0 century is 1.0 ms longer than the day at the start of the century. In 72 centuries, what is the total (in hours) of the daily increases in time (that
96. ## physics

Because Earth's rotation is gradually slowing, the length of each day increases: The day at the end of 1.0 century is 1.0 ms longer than the day at the start of the century. In 58 centuries, what is the total (in hours) of the daily increases in time (that
97. ## English

I forgot to include the following sentences. They are really urgent! 1) Each of you should choose a group, get a chair and start chatting with that group 2) You divide (yourselves) into groups of four and interview an American student for twenty minutes.
98. ## Earth Science - NEED HELP QUICK

What is the thickness of the layer from 1000 - 850 mb if the mean temperature of the layer is 2 C? From what it says in my textbook it seems as if mb = hPa so all you do is 850 - 1000 = -150 hPa but I am pretty sure that is wrong because what do you do