# A satellite is orbiting around a planet. its velocity is found to depend upon a.)Radius of orbit b.)mass of planet c.)universal gravitational constant(G) Using dimensional analysis find an expression relating orbital velocity to the above physical quantities

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1. ## physics

A satellite is orbiting around a planet. its velocity is found to depend upon a.)Radius of orbit b.)mass of planet c.)universal gravitational constant(G) Using dimensional analysis find an expression relating orbital velocity to the above physical

asked by sahstra kishore on April 25, 2016
2. ## Physics

A satellite is orbiting a distant planet of mass 9.6e25 kg and radius 86700 km. The satellite orbits at a height of 8610 km above the surface of the planet. a) Determine the acceleration due to gravity at the location of the satellite orbit. b) Determine

asked by Zoey on June 11, 2017
3. ## Physica

A 21.0-kg satellite has a circular orbit with a period of 2.37 h and a radius of 8.50×106 m around a planet of unknown mass. If the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration on the surface of the planet is 7.10 m/s2, what is the radius of the planet? I

asked by winterWX on February 17, 2007
4. ## physics

A rocket is used to place a satellite in orbit about a planet. The velocity of the satellite is 534 m/s and the radius of orbit is 1.21×108 m. What is the mass of planet?

asked by brian on July 29, 2013
5. ## physics

Astonomers discover a new planet orbiting a fixed point in space, but for reasons unknown, they can't directly observe a star where one is expected. The radius of the orbit is measured to be 1.85 x 10^8 km, and the lone planet completes an orbit once every

asked by Michelle on December 16, 2008
6. ## physics

Physics Gravitation help...? hello People i need some help with my physics revision sheet. i cant seem to get my head round it. if anyone could help by telling me how to work it out to get the right answer i would be grateful... answers would also be

asked by basher on March 9, 2012
7. ## AP Physics B

A 1010 kg geosynchronous satellite orbits a planet similar to Earth at a radius 1.97 × 105 km from the planet’s center. Its angular speed at this radius is the same as the rotational speed of the Earth, and so they appear stationary in the sky. That is,

asked by Abby on October 14, 2012
8. ## Physics

Given: G = 6.67259 × 10−11 Nm2/kg2 . A 602 kg geosynchronous satellite or- bits a planet similar to Earth at a radius 1.98 × 105 km from the planet’s center. Its angular speed at this radius is the same as the rotational speed of the Earth, and so

asked by Holly on February 7, 2012
9. ## Physics?

What information do you need to calculate the altitude of a satellite’s planet-synchronous orbit? (check all that apply) Mass of the planet Radius of the planet Mass of the satellite Period of the planet's rotation on axis Period of the planet's rotation

asked by anonymous on January 8, 2018
10. ## physics 12

An 884 kg satellite in orbit around a planet has a gravitational potential energy of -5.44*10^10 J. The orbital radius of the satellite is 8.52*10^6 m and its speed is 7.84*10^3 m/s. A) What is the mass of the planet? B) What is the kinetic energy of the

11. ## physics

3) A satellite is orbiting Earth at a distance of 57 kilometers. The satellite has a mass of 96 kilograms. What is the force between the planet and the satellite? (Hint: Don't forget that the distance between them in the equation represents the distance to

asked by Anonymous on October 31, 2009
12. ## Physics

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 2.15 × 104 m/s (Va) and the radius of the orbit is 5.15 × 106 m (ra). A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second

asked by Bex on October 5, 2016
13. ## physics

A 17.0-kg satellite has a circular orbit with a period of 2.31 h and a radius of 9.10×106 m around a planet of unknown mass. If the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration on the surface of the planet is 8.10 m/s2, what is the radius of the planet?

asked by Sam on July 16, 2010
14. ## physics

mass of planet is half that of earth and radius of planet is one fourth that of earth if we plan to send an artificial satellite from planet the escape velocity will be in km/s

asked by sujatha on October 26, 2017
15. ## PHYSICS(HELP)

A satellite with a mass of ms = 7.00 × 103 kg is in a planet's equatorial plane in a circular "synchronous" orbit. This means that an observer at the equator will see the satellite being stationary overhead (see figure below). The planet has mass mp =

asked by Anonymous on October 17, 2013
16. ## physics

Which of these cannot occur? A) A satellite orbiting about the equator.B) A satellite orbiting about the Earth's poles.C) Actually all these can occur.D) A satellite orbiting about the Arctic Circle.

asked by jim on March 6, 2012
17. ## Physics

What provides the centripetal force : i)on the elctron orbiting the proton in a hydrogen atom ii)satellite orbiting the planet iii)on the child being whirled round in a chair on the end of a chain in the fairground ride ? Ayuada por favorr :)

asked by Nelly on March 22, 2011
18. ## Physics 141

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.60 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.50 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

asked by Hope on February 21, 2014
19. ## Physics 141

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.60 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.50 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

asked by Hope on February 21, 2014
20. ## Physics

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.70 × 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.80 × 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second

asked by Ryan on September 30, 2016
21. ## Physics-Gravity

A 17.0-kg satellite has a circular orbit with a period of 2.31 h and a radius of 9.10×106 m around a planet of unknown mass. If the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration on the surface of the planet is 8.10 m/s2, what is the radius of the planet?

asked by Anna on July 17, 2010
22. ## science

a planet has a radius of 5950 km and a value of g at the surface of 8 m/s2. If the planet decides to put a satellite into citcular orbit, what horizontal (orbital) speed must the satellite achieve?

asked by limeandmango on February 11, 2013
23. ## Physics

A satellite has a mass of 6146 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.57 × 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 1.6 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.44 × 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on

asked by Cat on January 23, 2013
24. ## Physics

9.) A 1 570 kg satellite orbits a planet in a circle of radius 5.94 x 106 m. Relative to zero at infinity the gravitational potential energy of this satellite is -9.32 x 1011 J. What is the mass of the planet?

asked by Andy on March 10, 2017
25. ## phy

A satellite circles a spherical planet of unknown mass in a circular orbit of radius 1.9×107m . The magnitude of the gravitational force exerted on the satellite by the planet is 140N . Part A What would be the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted

asked by kerat on July 13, 2013
26. ## Physics

A satellite has a mass of 6179 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.83 × 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 2.4 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.03 × 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on

asked by Orla on October 25, 2012
27. ## physics

A satellite has a mass of 5850kg and is in a circular orbit 4.1*10^5m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is two hours. the radius of the planet is 4.15*10^6m.What is the true weight of the satellite when it is at rest on the planet's

asked by ajo on December 2, 2007
28. ## PHYSICS

How do I solve this? A satellite has a mass of 5949 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.07 × 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 1.9 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.55 × 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite

asked by Anonymous on April 27, 2015
29. ## physics

A satellite has a mass of 5950 kg and is in a circular orbit 3.80 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is two hours. The radius of the planet is 4.15 106 m. What is the true weight of the satellite when it is at rest on the planet's

asked by joshua on October 28, 2010
30. ## Physics

A satellite has a mass of 6000 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.20 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is two hours. The radius of the planet is 4.20 106 m. What is the true weight of the satellite when it is at rest on the planet's

asked by Nick on March 2, 2011
31. ## PHYSICS

A satellite has a mass of 5949 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.07 × 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 1.9 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.55 × 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on

asked by Anonymous on April 26, 2015
32. ## Physics

A satellite has a mass of 6090 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.63 × 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 2.4 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.86 × 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on

asked by Tim on December 4, 2015
33. ## Physics

A satellite has a mass of 6179 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.83 × 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 2.4 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.03 × 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on

asked by Orla on October 23, 2012
34. ## Physics

A satellite has a mass of 6135 kg and is in a circular orbit 3.80 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 2.08 hours. The radius of the planet is 3.85 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on the

asked by Moises on October 6, 2012
35. ## Physics

A satellite has a mass of 6445 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.14 × 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 2.1 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.52 × 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on

asked by Sandra on April 28, 2015
36. ## Physics

A satellite has a mass of 5823 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.45 × 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 1.9 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.57 × 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest

asked by Amelia on October 23, 2017
37. ## physics

A satellite has a mass of 6173 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.71 × 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 1.6 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.31 × 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on

asked by Anonymous on October 28, 2013
38. ## physics

A satellite has a mass of 5910 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.69 × 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 2.1 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.44 × 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on

asked by Anonymous on October 29, 2012
39. ## Physics - repost

A satellite has a mass of 5381 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.30 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 2.06 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.09 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on the

asked by Ben on October 9, 2012
40. ## physics

A satellite has a mass of 5850 kg and is in a circular orbit 3.8 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is two hours. The radius of the planet is 4.15 106 m. What is the true weight of the satellite when it is at rest on the planet's

asked by Taylor on October 18, 2007
41. ## Physics

A satellite has a mass of 5381 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.30 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 2.06 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.09 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on the

asked by Ben on October 9, 2012
42. ## Physics

A satellite has a mass of 6000 kg and is in a circular orbit 3.30 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is two hours. The radius of the planet is 4.20 106 m. What is the true weight of the satellite when it is at rest on the planet's

asked by Dylan on March 2, 2012
43. ## physic

A satellite circles a spherical planet of unknown mass in a circular orbit of radius 1.9×107m . The magnitude of the gravitational force exerted on the satellite by the planet is 140N . What would be the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted on the

asked by kerat on July 13, 2013
44. ## physic

A satellite circles a spherical planet of unknown mass in a circular orbit of radius 1.9×107m . The magnitude of the gravitational force exerted on the satellite by the planet is 140N What would be the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted on the

asked by cuzer on July 12, 2013
45. ## physics

A satellite with a mass of ms = 7.00 × 103 kg is in a planet's equatorial plane in a circular "synchronous" orbit. This means that an observer at the equator will see the satellite being stationary overhead (see figure below). The planet has mass mp =

asked by Anonymous on October 17, 2013
46. ## Physics

A satellite has a mass of 5600 kg and is in a circular orbit 3.70*10^5 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is two hours. The radius of the planet is 4.20*10^6 m. What is the true weight of the satellite when it is at rest on the

asked by Ashley on November 8, 2010

A satellite has a mass of 5850 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.50 x 10^5 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is two hours. The radius of the planet is 4.20 x 10^6 m. What is the true weight of the satellite when it is at rest on the

asked by Anonymous on October 28, 2010
48. ## physics

A satellite has a mass of 5950 kg and is in a circular orbit 3.80 10^5 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is two hours. The radius of the planet is 4.15 10^6 m. What is the true weight of the satellite when it is at rest on the

asked by joshua on October 28, 2010
49. ## math

The orbital velocity of a satellite is given by v=√GM/R+h, where G= 6.67*10^-11 Nm^2kg^2, is the Universal Gravitational Constant, M=6*10^24 kg, is the mass of Earth, R=6.38*10^3 km, the orbit of the satellite, and h is artificial satellite above the

asked by John Dosley on September 18, 2016
50. ## math

The orbital velocity of a satellite is given by v=√GM/R+h, where G= 6.67*10^-11 Nm^2kg^2, is the Universal Gravitational Constant, M=6*10^24 kg, is the mass of Earth, R=6.38*10^3 km, the orbit of the satellite, and h is artificial satellite above the

asked by John Dosley on September 18, 2016
51. ## physics

An 76 kg satellite orbits a distant planet with a radius of 4500 km and a period of 280 min. From the radius and period, you calculate the satellite's acceleration to be 0.63 m/s2. What is the gravitational force on the satellite?

asked by Jessica on October 9, 2016
52. ## Physics

A satellite has a mass of 5750 kg and is in a circular orbit 3.6 * 10^5 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is two hours. The radius of the planet is 4.20 * 10^6 m. What is the true weight of the satellite when it is at rest on the

asked by Student on October 7, 2007
53. ## Physics

A 21.0-kg satellite has a circular orbit with a period of 2.37 h and a radius of 8.50×106 m around a planet of unknown mass. If the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration on the surface of the planet is 7.10 m/s2, what is the radius of the planet?

asked by winterWX on February 16, 2007
54. ## physics

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.75 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.15 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

asked by Anonymous on September 27, 2014
55. ## physics

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.80 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.45 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

asked by jessica on December 19, 2010
56. ## Physics

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.70 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.30 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

asked by Justin on March 4, 2011
57. ## LSU

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.53 x 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 3.42 x 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite

asked by Morgan on March 6, 2015
58. ## physics

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.55 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.50 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

asked by Taylor on October 18, 2007
59. ## physics

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.80 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.20 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

asked by karen on October 7, 2014

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.65 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.30 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has

asked by Anonymous on December 7, 2010
61. ## math

A model of a planet shows a satellite moving in an elliptical orbit about the planet. The closest distance from the centre of the satellite to the centre of the planet in the model is 3 m and the longest distance is 8m. a) Determine a possible equation for

asked by Lucy on December 6, 2008
62. ## physics

The radius of a planet R1 and satellite revolves round it in a circle of radius R2. The time period of revolution is T.find the acceleration due to the gravitation of the planet at its surface.

asked by subharaj on May 26, 2013
63. ## Physics

A planet has two satellite moons. Moon X has an orbital period of 2.13 days. Moon Y has an orbital period of about 3.53 days. Both moons have nearly circular orbits. Use Kepler's third law to find the distance of each satellite from the planet's center.

asked by Angelina on February 23, 2012
64. ## physics

Scientists want to place a 3100 kg satellite in orbit around Mars. They plan to have the satellite orbit a distance equal to 1.9 times the radius of Mars above the surface of the planet. Here is some information that will help solve this problem: mmars =

asked by physics on October 14, 2018
65. ## Math

A satellite is launched into orbit 200 kilometers above the Earth.The orbital velocity of a satellite is given by the formula v=√GmE/r, where v is the velocity in meters per second, G is a given constant, mE is the mass of Earth, and r is the radius of

asked by Macy on April 6, 2010
66. ## Physics

You observe an arti cial satellite orbiting the earth and estimate it is at an altitude h = [03] km above the earth's surface and has a mass m = 3500 kg. You wish to calculate when the satellite will be back in the same position. From the second law of

67. ## physics

Scientists want to place a 3100 kg satellite in orbit around Mars. They plan to have the satellite orbit a distance equal to 1.9 times the radius of Mars above the surface of the planet. Here is some information that will help solve this problem: mmars =

asked by Austin on October 14, 2018
68. ## physics

A satellite with mass 6.00*10^3 is in the equatorial plane in a circular orbit. The planet's mass = 6.59 *10^25 and a day of length is 1.6 earth days. How far from the center (in m) of the planet is the satellite? What is the escape velocity (km?sec) from

asked by Jets on October 19, 2013
69. ## Math

A geosynchronous equatorial orbiting satellite orbits 22,300 miles above the equator of Earth. It completes one full revolution each 24 hours. Assume Earth's radius is 3960 miles. a. How far will the GEO satellite travel in one day? b. What is the

asked by Mike on November 18, 2007
70. ## physics

A satellite with mass 6.00*10^3 is in the equatorial plane in a circular orbit. The planet's mass = 6.59 *10^25 and a day of length is 1.6 earth days. How far from the center (in m) of the planet is the satellite? What is the escape velocity (km?sec) from

asked by ss01 on October 23, 2013
71. ## 465465

A satellite is orbiting the earth just above its surface. The centripetal force making the satellite follow a circular trajectory is just its weight, so its centripetal acceleration is about 9.81 m/s2 (the acceleration due to gravity near the earth's

asked by Anonymous on September 22, 2010
72. ## Physics

A satellite is orbiting the earth just above its surface. The centripetal force making the satellite follow a circular trajectory is just its weight, so its centripetal acceleration is about 9.81 m/s2 (the acceleration due to gravity near the earth's

asked by on April 15, 2013
73. ## physics

Over a time interval of 1.72 years, the velocity of a planet orbiting a distant star reverses direction, changing from +18.2 km/s to -18.8 km/s. Find (a) the total change in the planet's velocity (in m/s) and (b) its average acceleration (in m/s2) during

asked by Kendall on September 11, 2012
74. ## physics

Over a time interval of 1.98 years, the velocity of a planet orbiting a distant star reverses direction, changing from +21.9 km/s to -17.2 km/s. Find (a) the total change in the planet's velocity (in m/s) and (b) its average acceleration (in m/s2) during

asked by Amena on January 31, 2018
75. ## physics

Over a time interval of 2.17 years, the velocity of a planet orbiting a distant star reverses direction, changing from +19.3 km/s to -22.9 km/s. Find (a) the total change in the planet's velocity (in m/s) and (b) its average acceleration (in m/s2) during

asked by shant on September 7, 2014
76. ## Physics

Over a time interval of 1.98 years, the velocity of a planet orbiting a distant star reverses direction, changing from +21.9 km/s to -17.2 km/s. Find (a) the total change in the planet's velocity (in m/s) and (b) its average acceleration (in m/s2) during

asked by Amena.S on January 31, 2018
77. ## physics

Over a time interval of 1.98 years, the velocity of a planet orbiting a distant star reverses direction, changing from +21.9 km/s to -17.2 km/s. Find (a) the total change in the planet's velocity (in m/s) and (b) its average acceleration (in m/s2) during

asked by Amena on January 29, 2018
78. ## Physics

Over a time interval of 2.15 years, the velocity of a planet orbiting a distant star reverses direction, changing from +18.9 km/s to -17.3 km/s. Find (a) the total change in the planet's velocity (in m/s) and (b) its average acceleration (in m/s2) during

asked by Isaac on January 22, 2012
79. ## physics

Over a time interval of 2.37 years, the velocity of a planet orbiting a distant star reverses direction, changing from +23.4 km/s to -15.7 km/s. Find (a) the total change in the planet's velocity (in m/s) and (b) its average acceleration (in m/s2) during

asked by a on December 13, 2011
80. ## Physics

Two satellites, X and Y, orbit a planet in nearly circular orbits. Satellite X takes 20 days to complete one orbit, while satellite Y takes 160 days. If satellite X has orbital radius 1.0r, what is the orbital radius of satellite Y?

asked by Luke on April 9, 2013
81. ## Physics Honors

Consider planet mass of 4.98 E 21 kilograms with a satellite orbitting it at distance of 3.11 E 6 meters from planet's center. Satellite has mass of 369 kilograms. How long (inseconds) does it take the satellite to make one complete orbit around planet. I

asked by Joan on March 11, 2008
82. ## PHYSICS

HELP. I need to understand this for a test tomorrow. THANKS Consider planet mass of 4.98 E 21 kilograms with a satellite orbitting it at distance of 3.11 E 6 meters from planet's center. Satellite has mass of 369 kilograms. How long (inseconds) does it

asked by Joan on March 11, 2008
83. ## Physics

A satellite with a mass of 284 kg approaches a large planet at a speed vi,1 = 14.4 km/s. The planet is moving at a speed vi,2 = 11.0 km/s in the opposite direction. The satellite partially orbits the planet and then moves away from the planet in a

asked by Eric on June 6, 2012
84. ## Science

Two satellites are launched at a distance R from a planet of negligible radius. Both satellites are launched in the tangential direction. The ﬁrst satellite launches correctly at a speed v0 and enters a circular orbit. The second satellite, however, is

asked by Anonymous on December 22, 2011
85. ## PHYSICS HELP

A satellite of mass m is orbiting the earth, mass M , in a circular orbit of radius ra . Unfortunately a piece of space debris left by a passing rocket lies directly in the satellite's path. The piece of debris has the same mass m as the satellite. The

asked by Anonymous on November 14, 2013
86. ## Physics Classical Mechanics

A satellite of mass m is orbiting the earth, mass M , in a circular orbit of radius ra . Unfortunately a piece of space debris left by a passing rocket lies directly in the satellite's path. The piece of debris has the same mass m as the satellite. The

asked by Anonymous on November 14, 2013
87. ## Pre-calc Math

The path of a satellite orbiting the earth causes the satellite to pass directly over two tracking stations A and B, which are 95 mi apart. When the satellite is on one side of the two stations, the angles of elevation at A and B are measured to be 87.0°

asked by Anthony on December 23, 2016
88. ## science

if a satellite moves in a circular orbit around a planet, the satellite has a constant: momentum velocity OR acceleration

asked by chelsie on January 25, 2011
89. ## physics

A satellite orbits a planet at a distance of 3.80 108 m. Assume that this distance is between the centers of the planet and the satellite and that the mass of the planet is 3.90 1024 kg. Find the period for the moon's motion around the earth. Express the

asked by Blake on February 16, 2012
90. ## physics

A satellite with a mass of 260 kg approaches a large planet at a speed vi,1 = 13.1 km/s. The planet is moving at a speed vi,2 = 10.2 km/s in the opposite direction. The satellite partially orbits the planet and then moves away from the planet in a

asked by lanre on June 12, 2012
91. ## PHYSÝCS HELP

A satellite with a mass of 113 kg approaches a large planet at a speed vi,1 =10.3 km/s. The planet is moving at a speed vi,2 =14.6 km/s in the opposite direction. The satellite partially orbits the planet and then moves away from the planet in a direction

asked by TUGÝ on March 30, 2012
92. ## physics

What is the angular velocity in radian per second of a satellite that has an orbital velocity of 9000 m.s^-1, orbiting at a distance of 6500 km from the center of the earth

asked by ma on October 12, 2010
93. ## Precalc HW (NO IDEA HOW TO SOLVE)

Low Earth orbiting satellites orbit between 200 and 500 miles above Earth. In order to keep the satellites at a constant distance from Earth, they must maintain a speed of 17,000 miles per hour. Assume Earth's radius is 3960 miles. a. Find the angular

asked by Amie on November 19, 2007
94. ## Mathematics

Low Earth orbiting satellites orbit between 200 and 500 miles above Earth. In order to keep the satellites at a constant distance from Earth, they must maintain a speed of 17,000 miles per hour. Assume Earth's radius is 3960 miles. a. Find the angular

asked by Amie on November 19, 2007
95. ## Physics

Suppose a planet is discovered orbiting a distant star with 13 times the mass of the Earth and 1/13 its radius. How does the escape speed on this planet compare with that of the Earth? Ve new ------- = ve earth

asked by Cooper on November 9, 2011
96. ## Physics

I'm really struggling trying to understand what formulas to use for the following: A satellite orbits the earth with a radius of 7000 km. (a) what is the acceleration of gravity at this distance? (b) what is the velocity of the satellite? (c) how long does

asked by Anna on June 29, 2016
97. ## Physics

I'm really struggling trying to understand what formulas to use for the following: A satellite orbits the earth with a radius of 7000 km. (a) what is the acceleration of gravity at this distance? (b) what is the velocity of the satellite? (c) how long does

asked by Anna on June 28, 2016
98. ## force of gravity

A satellite orbits around the earth. The mass of the satellite is 1170 kg, and its altitude is 220 km. The mass of the earth is 5.98×1024 kg. The radius of the earth is 6.38×106 m. 1)What is the gravitational force on the satellite? 2)What is the orbital

asked by ami on December 9, 2009
99. ## Physics

In 2000, NASA placed a satellite in orbit around an asteroid. Consider a spherical asteroid with a mass of 1.00×1016 and a radius of 8.50km . What is the speed of a satellite orbiting 4.70km above the surface? What is the escape speed from the asteroid?

asked by Hoa on April 7, 2010
100. ## Physics

In 2000, NASA placed a satellite in orbit around an asteroid. Consider a spherical asteroid with a mass of 1.00×1016 and a radius of 8.50 . What is the speed of a satellite orbiting 4.70km above the surface? What is the escape speed from the asteroid?

asked by Mikhail on April 15, 2010