the moon orbits the earth in a circle (near enough) of radious 3.8x10^8 m, taking 27.3 days to make a complete orbit. what is the speed of the moon relative to the earth?

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  1. physics

    On the way to the moon, the Apollo astronauts reach a point where the Moon’s gravitational pull is stronger than that of Earth’s. Find the distance of this point from the center of the Earth. The masses of the Earth and the Moon are 5.98 × 1024 kg and

  2. Physics

    At some point during their orbit, the location of the Earth and Moon relative to the Sun will be as shown in the figure below. What are the magnitude, in N, and direction of the force experienced by the Moon, in degrees below the Sun-Moon line, due to the

  3. math

    The Moon orbits Earth every 27.3 days. Determine the angular velocity of the Moon, in degrees per day and in radians per day. The radius of the orbit of the Moon is about 384 400 km. How far does the Moon move along an arc of it's orbit every?

  4. Physics

    The average distance separating Earth and the Moon (center to center) is 384 000 km. Use the data in Table 7.3 to find the net gravitational force exerted by Earth and the Moon on a 3.00 multiplied by 104 kg spaceship located halfway between them (Earth

  5. Physics

    The earth has about 80 times the mass of the earth’s moon. The gravitational force exerted on the moon by the earth has what relation to the gravitational force exerted on the earth by the moon? 1. the same as 2. zero; the earth exerts a force on the

  6. science

    How does gravity affect the moon? a) it pulls the moon toward earth b) it pushes the moon away from earth c) t allows the moon to move in a straight line d) it keeps the moon from colliding with the sun

  7. Science

    The diagram below shows positions of the Moon as it orbits the Earth. Half of the Moon's surface is lit by sunlight no matter what the Moon's position. But the amount of the lit surface visible from Earth varies with the Moon's position. Examine the

  8. Science

    The Northern and Southern Hemispheres experience opposite seasons and different day lengths, no matter what time of year. What is the best explanation for these variations in seasons and daylight? A) The Moon orbits in a path around the hemisphere not

  9. AP Physics (circular motion)

    The moon revolves about the Earth in a trajectory that is very nearly a circle of radius r = 384,401 km, and requires 27.3 days (23.4 x 10^5 seconds) to make a complete revolution. What is the acceleration of the moon toward the Earth?

  10. Moon Science

    What causes the phases of the moon as observed from the Earth? A) Filtering of the light from the moon due to the Earth's atmosphere. B) The tidal forces of the Earth's oceans change the appearance of the moon. C) Change in distance of the moon from the

  11. Science

    5) The tendency of two masses alone in the universe to drift together is a result of A) fission.

  12. Physics

    The moon is a satellite that orbits the earth at a radius of 3.85 × 108 m. The mass of the earth is 5.98 × 1024 kg. What is the orbital speed of the moon?

  13. Science

    Which of the following happens during a lunar eclipse? A. The moon lies between Earth and the sun. B. Earth blocks sunlight from reaching the moon’s surface. C. The moon blocks out the sun. D. The moon goes into the new moon phase. I think it is C or A.

  14. physics

    Calculate the magnitudes of the gravitational forces exerted on the Moon by the Sun and by the Earth when the two forces are in direct competition, that is, when the Sun, Moon, and Earth are aligned with the Moon between the Sun and the Earth. (This

  15. Physics

    A spaceship is on a straight-line path between the Earth and the Moon. At what distance from (the centre of) Earth is the net gravitational pull on the probe from the Earth and the moon zero? Mass of Earth = 6×10^24 kg. Mass of Moon = 7×10^22 kg. The

  16. Physics

    The mass of the Moon is 7.35 x 10^22 kg. At some point between Earth and the Moon, the force of Earth's gravitational attraction on an object is cancelled by the Moon's force of gravitational attraction. If the distance between Earth and the Moon (centre

  17. Science

    Which of the following happens during a lunar eclipse A. The Moon lies between earth and sun B. Earth blocks sunlight from reaching the moon surface C. The moon blocks out the sun D. The moon goes into a new moon phase

  18. Physics

    The Moon orbits the Earth at a distance of 3.85 x 108 m. Assume that this distance is between the centers of the Earth and the Moon and that the mass of the Earth is 5.98 x 1024 kg. Find the period for the Moon's motion around the Earth. Express the answer

  19. science

    why can you never see the far side of the moon from Earth ? a) because earth is spinning too quickly b) because it cannot be seen during daylight hours c) because the moon rotates once on its axis in the same time that it takes to revolve around earth d)

  20. science

    Please help me out! 8. Which of the following motions causes day and night? The sun's movements in the sky Earth's revolution around the sun Earth's movements in space Earth's rotation on its axis**** 10. Why can you never see the far side of the moon from

  21. Math, Geomertry

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

  22. Science

    The moon is about 384000 km the earth and its paths around earth is circular. The moon taken 24hr to complete one orbit. The speed at which the moon orbits the earth in km/ hour is

  23. Science/Math

    The revolution of the moon around the earth makes the moon appear as if it is changing shape. From Earth we see the moon grow from a thin crescent to a full moon, and then shrink back to a thin crescent again. The phases of the Moon depend on its position

  24. Physics

    The moon orbits 3.84 x 10^8m form the center of the earth. How fast does the moon travel in meters per second?

  25. Physics

    Starting from Newton’s law of universal gravitation, show how to find the speed of the moon in its orbit from the earth-moon distance of 3.9 × 108 m and the earth’s mass. Assume the orbit is a circle.

  26. Physics (please help!!!!)

    Calculate the magnitudes of the gravitational forces exerted on the Moon by the Sun and by the Earth when the two forces are in direct competition, that is, when the Sun, Moon and Earth are aligned with the Moon between the Sun and the Earth. This

  27. physics

    Which of the following correctly describe the gravitational attraction between Earth and the Moon? -The Earth and the Moon exert equal size gravitational forces on each other. -The gravitational force of the Moon on the Earth is towards the Moon. -Both the

  28. physics

    The mass of the Moon is 7.35 x 10^22 kg. At some point between Earth and the Moon, the force of Earth's gravitational attraction on an object is cancelled by the Moon's force of gravitational attraction. If the distance between Earth and the Moon (centre

  29. science science science science science science

    The moon orbits around the earth.Which of the following keeps the moon traveling in the same path each time it orbits the earth? A.energ from the surroundings B.Pull of gravity between the moon and the earth C.orbits in space are pushing the moon towards

  30. Science

    The diagram below shows four coastline locations on Earth with respect to the moon at a given time. Earth is shown as a circle with a smaller circle labeled Moon above it. Points A and C are marked at the top and bottom ends of the circle representing

  31. science

    The pull of gravity keeps the Moon in orbit around Earth. The distance between the Earth and Moon is about 380,000 kilometers. A crew of astronauts leaves Earth on a Monday and lands on the Moon on a Thursday. They land on the side of the Moon facing away

  32. Physics (please help!!!!)

    Calculate the magnitudes of the gravitational forces exerted on the Moon by the Sun and by the Earth when the two forces are in direct competition, that is, when the Sun, Moon and Earth are aligned with the Moon between the Sun and the Earth. This

  33. phy

    (Q1)At what altitude above the earth's surface would the acceleration due to gravity be 4.9m/s-2?Assuming the mean radius of the earth is 64000000meters and the acceleration due to gravity 9.8m/s-2 on the surface of the earth

  34. Easy physics...having trouble with part b

    Moon effect. Some people believe that the Moon controls their activities. If the Moon moves from being directly on the opposite side of Earth from you to being directly overhead, by what percentage does (a) the Moon's gravitational pull on you increase and

  35. Physics

    A spaceship is on a straight-line path between the Earth and the Moon. At what distance from Earth is the net gravitational pull on the probe from the Earth and the moon zero? Mass of Earth = 6×10^24 kg. Mass of Moon = 7×10^22 kg. Can someone please

  36. Physics

    Consider a space pod somewhere between earth and the moon, at just the right distance so that the gravitational attractions to Earth and Moon are equal. Is this location nearer Earth or Moon?

  37. physics

    As you walked on the moon, the earth’s gravity would still pull on you weakly and you would still have an earth weight. How large would that earth weight be, compared to your earth weight on the earth’s surface? (Note: The earth’s radius is 6378 km

  38. Astronomy

    Only one side of the moon is visible from Earth because... A. the moon does not rotate on its axis. B. the moon does not revolve around Earth. C. the moon rotates faster than it revolves. D. the moon revolves once and rotates once in the same period of

  39. Physics

    I still cannot solve this problem: Consider a spaceship located on the Earth-Moon center line (i.e. a line that intersects the centers of both bodies) such that, at that point, the tugs on the spaceship from each celestial body exactly cancel, leaving the

  40. phy.

    check my understanding please. Larry weighs 300 N at the surface of the earth. what is the weight of the earth in the gravitational field of Larry? -would it still be 300 N an astronaugt lands on a planet that has twice the mass as earth and twice the

  41. Physics

    A spaceship of mass m travels from the Earth to the Moon along a line that passes through the center of the Earth and the center of the Moon. (a) At what distance from the center of the Earth is the force due to the Earth five times the magnitude of the

  42. Physics

    Earth's moon is 3.8 X 10 8 m from the planet and is in freefall. Acceleration due to the Earth's gravity acting on the moon is 2.70X 10 -3. What is the moon's speed? How long does it take to make a complete orbit?

  43. physics

    the moon orbits the earth in a circle (near enough) of radious 3.8x10^8 m, taking 27.3 days to make a complete orbit. what is the speed of the moon relative to the earth?

  44. Physics

    Many astronomers argue that the Earth and Moon should be considered a double planet,since the gravitational force by the sun on the Moon is approximately as big as that by the Earth on the moon.Using the data below for the Earth and Moon at the particular

  45. physics

    A satellite orbits Earth once per day. From the reference frame of the Moon, which orbits Earth once about every 27 days, what is its motion?

  46. geometry

    The diameter of Earth is 12,742 kilometers; the diameter of the moon is 3476 kilometers. a. If you flew around Earth by following the equator at a height of 10 kilometers, how many trips around the Moon could you take in the same amount of time, at the

  47. college

    find an approxiamte value for the rate at which the moon orbits the earth. Assume that the moon's orbit is circular. the distance between the moon and earth is 382,000,000 meters.

  48. Science-please help

    What makes the moon rise? a)Alignment of the stars 2) Earth's rotation 3) Moon orbits about the Earth Is the answer (2)?

  49. 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

  50. science

    Some scientists believe the moon was produced when Earth collided with a Mars-sized object, breaking off pieces of Earth. Which evidence suggests that Earth and the moon may have once been in the same place? a. The soils of Earth and of the moon support

  51. Geometry

    what happent is u have the radious of a circle... but the radious of that circle is r= 35xn+nsquaer.

  52. physic

    The Moon orbits Earth in a nearly circular orbit that lasts 27.32 days. Determine the distance from the surface of the Moon to the surface of Earth.

  53. Calculus Physics

    Imagine a spaceship on its way to the moon from the earth. Find the point, as measured from the center of the earth, where the force of gravity due to the earth is balanced exactly by the gravity of the moon. This point lies on a line between the centers

  54. math question

    Problem Find an approximate value for the rate at which the moon orbits the earth. Assume that the moon’s orbit is circular.

  55. WSU PHY

    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

  56. Physics

    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

  57. physics

    help me please? I'm lost... A small space probe is put into circular orbit about a newly discovered moon of Saturn. The moon's radius is known to be 550km. If the probe orbits at a height of 1500km above the moon's surface and takes 2.0 earth days to make

  58. physics

    help me please? I'm lost... A small space probe is put into circular orbit about a newly discovered moon of Saturn. The moon's radius is known to be 550km. If the probe orbits at a height of 1500km above the moon's surface and takes 2.0 earth days to make

  59. physics

    The physics of energy and Earth's moon as a satellite. The moon is an Earth satellite of mass 7.35 x 10^22 kg, whose average distance from the centre of Earth is 3.85 x 10^8 m. a) What is the gravitational potential energy of the moon with respect to

  60. Physics

    A spacecraft is on a journey to the moon. At what point, as measured from the center of the earth, does the gravitational force exerted on the spacecraft by the earth balance that exerted by the moon? This point lies on a line between the centers of the

  61. physics help please!

    A spacecraft is on a journey to the moon. At what point, as measured from the center of the earth, does the gravitational force exerted on the spacecraft by the earth balance that exerted by the moon? This point lies on a line between the centers of the

  62. physics

    A spacecraft is on a journey to the moon. At what point, as measured from the center of the earth, does the gravitational force exerted on the spacecraft by the earth balance that exerted by the moon? This point lies on a line between the centers of the

  63. science

    A person who weighs 600 newtons on Earth would weigh only 100 newtons on the Moon. Which statement best explains why? A.The circumference of Earth is larger than that of the Moon. B.The density of Earth is greater than that of the Moon. C.The mass of Earth

  64. physics

    Suppose that the attraction between the moon and the earth were due to Coulomb forces rather than gravitational force. What would be the magnitude of the charge required if equal but opposite charges resided on both earth and moon? Mass of earth =

  65. Physics

    If the period of the moon were 31 days while its orbit radius 3.8x10^8m, what would the mass of the Earth be?

  66. Physics

    Starting from Newton’s law of universal gravitation, show how to find the speed of the moon in its orbit from the earth-moon distance of 3.9 × 108 m and the earth’s mass. Assume the orbit is a circle. So I calculated this and got 1.0 km/s, I was just

  67. science

    The moon orbits around the earth, which rotates on its own axis. What is the result?

  68. physics

    Given that the distancef rom Earth to the Moon is 3.8 x 10^8 m, that the Moon takes 27 days to orbit Earth, and that the mass of the Moon is 7.4 x 10^22 kg, what is the acceleration of the Moon and the size of the attractive force between Earth and Moon?

  69. Math

    "during the opening sequences of " the day the earth stood still " the alein craft orbits the earth at 6437.376 kph. If the spaceship is flying 1.25km above the surface area of the earth , a) find the distances travelled to make a single orbit of the earth

  70. physics

    can you walk me through this problem At what distance from the Earth will a spacecraft on the way to the Moon esperience zero net force due to these two bodies because the EArth and Mon pull with equal and opposite forces? mass of earth = m1 = 5.98 E 24 kg

  71. Physics

    You are flying to the Moon. Find the point at which the gravitational attractions of Earth and Moon on you will be equal and opposite. Given: radius of the moon: 1.74*10^6 m radius of the earth: 6.38*10^6 m orbital radius of the moon: 3.8*10^8 m Not enough

  72. Physics (please check!!!)

    Calculate the magnitudes of the gravitational forces exerted on the Moon by the Sun and by the Earth when the two forces are in direct competition, that is, when the Sun, Moon and Earth are aligned with the Moon between the Sun and the Earth. This

  73. Physics

    A spaceship is on a straight-line path between the Earth and the Moon. At what distance from Earth is the net gravitational pull on the probe from the Earth and the moon zero? Mass of Earth = 6×10^24 kg. Mass of Moon = 7×10^22 kg. The distance from the

  74. Physics

    Just reposting. A spaceship is on a straight-line path between the Earth and the Moon. At what distance from Earth is the net gravitational pull on the probe from the Earth and the moon zero? Mass of Earth = 6×10^24 kg. Mass of Moon = 7×10^22 kg. The

  75. science

    what keeps the moon traveling in the same path eah time it orbits earth

  76. Physics

    When a spacecraft travels from the Earth to the Moon, both the Earth and the Moon exert a gravitational force on the spacecraft. Eventually, the spacecraft reaches a point where the Moon's gravitational attraction overcomes the Earth's gravity. How far

  77. science

    Why can you never see the far side of the moon from Earth? A. because Earth is spinning too quickly B. because it cannot be seen during daylight hours C. because the moon rotates once on its axis in the same time that it takes to revolve around Earth D.

  78. Physics

    The mass of the Moon is 7.35x10 to the 22nd Kg. At some point between the Earth and the Moon, the for of Earth's gravitational attraction on an object is cancelled by the Moon's force of gravitational attraction. If the distance between Earth and the Moon

  79. Astronomy

    The Moon’s gravity stretches Earth, which causes Earth’s tides. How much stronger is the force of the Moon’s gravity on a 1 kg mass on the side of Earth closest to the Moon compared to the force of the Moon’s gravity on a 1 kg mass on the side of

  80. Physics (please help!!!!)

    Calculate the magnitudes of the gravitational forces exerted on the Moon by the Sun and by the Earth when the two forces are in direct competition, that is, when the Sun, Moon and Earth are aligned with the Moon between the Sun and the Earth. This

  81. Physics

    Calculate the magnitudes of the gravitational forces exerted on the Moon by the Sun and by the Earth when the two forces are in direct competition, that is, when the Sun, Moon and Earth are aligned with the Moon between the Sun and the Earth. This

  82. Physics (please help!!!!)

    Calculate the magnitudes of the gravitational forces exerted on the Moon by the Sun and by the Earth when the two forces are in direct competition, that is, when the Sun, Moon and Earth are aligned with the Moon between the Sun and the Earth. This

  83. geometry

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

  84. 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

  85. Physics

    A. Use the relation 2 m m m GM g R ƒ­ to find the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of the Moon. You can use the following data: Mass of the Moon m M = 7.35 ¡Ñ 1022 kg. Radius of the Moon m R = 1.74 ¡Ñ 106 m. B. How does this value compare

  86. Physics

    A geostationary satellite orbits the Earth in such a manner that it is always directly above the same point on the equator as the Earth rotates. Assuming that this orbit is circular, what is its radius? (The mass of the Earth is approximately 5.97 × 1024

  87. astronomy

    when earth and mars are closest to each other in their orbits the angular separation between mars's moon phobos and the surface of mars is observed to be 22 arc seconds. if phobos orbits mars every .31910 days what is the average density of mars expresses

  88. science

    When astronauts travel into space, they can still see Earth and the moon. why is this possible? A. The sun shines in the windows of their space vehicle. B. They view earth and moon through a telescope. C. The sun's light reflects off earth and the moon. D.

  89. science

    the best explanation of why the Moon appears to change shape throughout the month is •from Earth's perspective, we see varying amounts of the illuminated part of the Moon. • the Moon is revolving around the Earth** • from a bird's eye view, the Moon

  90. Physics

    Consider a spaceship located on the Earth-Moon center line (i.e. a line that intersects the centers of both bodies) such that, at that point, the tugs on the spaceship from each celestial body exactly cancel, leaving the craft literally weightless. Take

  91. physics

    When a spacecraft travels from Earth to the Moon, the gravitational force from Earth initially opposes this journey. Eventually, the spacecraft reaches a point where the Moon's gravitational attraction overcomes the Earth's gravity. How far from Earth must

  92. 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

  93. physics

    magine a straight line connecting the centers of the earth and the moon. At some point along this line the gravitational forces pulling a spacecraft towards the moon and towards the earth exactly balance each other, and the craft could just sit there in

  94. science

    a crew of astronauts leaves earth on a Monday , lands on the moon on a Thursday. they and on the side of the moon facing away from the earth. on what day would the astronauts be able to see earth from the moon, explain

  95. physics

    Consider the Earth and the Moon as a two-particle system. (a) Find the gravitational field of this two-particle system at the point that is exactly halfway between the Earth and the Moon. (Assume a radial direction r̂ from the Earth to the Moon. Express

  96. Physics

    A spaceship of mass 175,000 kg travels from the Earth to the Moon along a line that passes through the center of the Earth and the center of the Moon. At what distance from the center of the Earth is the force due to the Earth twice the magnitude of the

  97. physical science

    when an astronaut orbits the earth, and is falling in a circle around the Earth, is he/it creating a CENTRIFUGAL force or a CENTRIPETAL force?

  98. physic

    Hi,could anyone help me with this questin please. Thank you so much. some folks on your planet waant to travel to the moon.But what happens to their clocks, it they leave the Earth?for other bodies, like the moon or planets the acceleration due to gravity

  99. physics

    what is the apparent angle the diameterof the moon subtends as seen from the earth in radians. average moon earth distance3.84*10e8 radius of the moon 1.74*10e6

  100. Physic

    Given that the distance between the Earth and the Moon is d = 3.84 􀀁 108 m, show that a satellite located exactly in-between the Earth and the Moon at a distance of 90% d from the Earth experiences no net force (at least when only the gravitational

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