1. Physics

    Does the period of a satellite in a circular orbit increase or decrease as its distance from earth increases? Thanks :)

    asked by kath on May 15, 2011
  2. Algebra

    A satellite is in orbit around the earth, traveling at a rate of 85.4 minutes per orbit. a space shuttle enters the same orbit, traveling at a rate of 93.6 minutes per orbit. the shuttle is .25 orbits behind the satellite, traveling toward it. Let x be the

    asked by Emily on September 28, 2006
  3. physics

    A satellite of mass 205 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 200 km above the surface of Earth. (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the orbital period of this satellite? s (b) What is the satellite's speed in its orbit? m/s (c)

    asked by Dallas on September 27, 2014
  4. Physics

    A satellite of mass 220 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 200 km above the surface of Earth. (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the orbital period of this satellite? 5310 s (b) What is the satellite's speed in its orbit?

    asked by Ana on March 13, 2010
  5. Physics

    A satellite of mass 210 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 210 km above the surface of Earth. (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the orbital period of this satellite? (b) What is the satellite's speed in its orbit? (c) What

    asked by tom on November 24, 2010
  6. Physics

    An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit at a speed of 5800 m/s. a)What is the radius of the satellite's orbit? b) What is the period of the satellites orbit in hours?

    asked by Natalie on October 23, 2012
  7. Physics 203

    A satellite with a mass of 310 kg moves in a circular orbit 7.00*10^7 m above the Earth's surface. (a) What is the gravitational force on the satellite? (b) What is the speed of the satellite? (c) What is the period of the satellite?

    asked by Kayla on April 26, 2011
  8. help physics

    A satellite, LangSat, moves in circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 4.95kms-1. (i) What is the altitude of the satellite (ii) Determine the period of the satellite’s orbit (iii) What is the value of the gravity, g, at the satellite. (iv) If

    asked by kent on September 2, 2013
  9. 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
  10. Phyisics

    A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 6.02 hours. How high above Earth's surface is the satellite Use keplers law, comparing the moon period and distance from Earth to the Satellite. There are other ways of doing

    asked by Liz on October 16, 2006
  11. physics (sorry about all of these!)

    A satellite moves in a stable circular orbit with speed Vo at a distance R from the center of a planet. For this satellite to move in a stable circular orbit a distance 2R from the center of the planet, the speed of the satellite must be?? I said that

    asked by Hannah on January 20, 2008
  12. physics180

    A satellite is in circular orbit at a height R above earth's surface. a)find orbital period. b)what height is required for a circular orbit with a period double that found in part (a)?

    asked by jaymie on November 2, 2011
  13. physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 4.20 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

    asked by Don on November 7, 2012
  14. physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 1.30 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

    asked by jessica on December 19, 2010
  15. Physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 2.60 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

    asked by Nick on March 2, 2011
  16. physics 1

    A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 x 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 1.77 x 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

    asked by Anonymous on March 5, 2014
  17. Physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 3.70 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

    asked by Moises on October 6, 2012
  18. physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around Earth at a speed of 4390 m/s. (a) Determine the satellite's altitude above the surface of Earth. m (b) Determine the period of the satellite's orbit. h am I supposed to use rotational equations for this? I don't

    asked by Kelsey on April 7, 2010
  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 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
  21. 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
  22. Physics Circular Motion

    A satellite in orbit around the earth has a period of one hour. An identical satellite is placed in an orbit having a radius that is nine times larger than that of the first satellite. What is the period of the second satellite?

    asked by Jayesh on February 15, 2015
  23. physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5661 m/s. (b) Determine the period of the satellite's orbit. the satilites altitude above the surface of earth is 6076312.71m. im using the equation P=2*pi*r/v and am coming up with 1.87

    asked by kaitlyn on December 8, 2010
  24. physics

    HELP PLEASE!!! A satellite moves in a circular orbit around Earth at a speed of 5085 m/s. (a) Determine the satellite's altitude above the surface of Earth. (b) Determine the period of the satellite's orbit.

    asked by bill on September 21, 2010
  25. 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
  26. physics

    Two Earth satellites, A and B, each of mass m, are to be launched into circular orbits about Earth's center. Satellite A is to orbit at an altitude of 7460 km. Satellite B is to orbit at an altitude of 20500 km. The radius of Earth REis 6370 km. (a) What

    asked by Anonymous on January 2, 2011
  27. physics

    Two Earth satellites, A and B, each of mass m, are to be launched into circular orbits about Earth's center. Satellite A is to orbit at an altitude of 7460 km. Satellite B is to orbit at an altitude of 20500 km. The radius of Earth REis 6370 km. (a) What

    asked by kylie on January 3, 2011
  28. Physics

    A 50-kg satellite circles the Earth in an orbit with a period of 120 min. What minimum energy is required to change the orbit to another circular orbit with a period of 180 min? (Earth: radius = 6.4  106 m, mass = 6.0  1024 kg)

    asked by Annie on November 18, 2012
  29. physics

    The period of a satellite is the primary way that the mass of planets is determined. The equation used for this calculation uses the fact that gravity of the planet provides the centripetal force to keep the satellite in orbit. The distance from the Earth

    asked by ck on November 23, 2010
  30. physics

    The mass of the Earth is 5.972kg, and the radius of Earth is 6, 371 km. A 750 kg satellite orbits 35, 800 km above Earth in a perfectly circular orbit. 1. If the gravitational force is the centripetal force keeping the satellite in a stable cicular orbit,

    asked by LESTER on November 14, 2016
  31. physics

    An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 616 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 96.8min. (a) What is the speed of the satellite? (b) What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite

    asked by TNT on February 16, 2018
  32. physics

    An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 775 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 100.1 min. (a) What is the speed of the satellite? m/s (b) What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite? m/s2

    asked by john on December 14, 2008
  33. Physics I

    An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 770 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 100.0 min. What is the speed of the satellite? What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite?

    asked by Amber on September 13, 2011
  34. earth

    A satellite has a mass of 5.98*10^24 kg.if this satellite is t be placed into a circular orbit 300km above the earths surface,what speed,period and radial acceleration must it have

    asked by busi on August 13, 2012
  35. Physics

    An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 765 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 99.9 min. (a) What is the speed of the satellite? ______ m/s (b) What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite? ______m/s^2

    asked by Corey on October 11, 2015
  36. Physics

    A satellite is placed 39875 m above the Moon's SURFACE. (M=7.35e22 kg, R=1.74e6 m) Find the Period of the satellite in seconds. (assume a circular orbit)

    asked by help please!!1!11 on April 28, 2014
  37. Physics

    A satellite is placed 39875 m above the Moon's SURFACE. (M=7.35e22 kg, R=1.74e6 m) Find the Period of the satellite in seconds. (assume a circular orbit)

    asked by stewart on April 24, 2014
  38. Math

    A satellite moving in a circular orbit with respect to the earth's center experiences a gravitational force. If the satellite is put into a new circular orbit of smaller radius, how will the gravitational force and the speed of the satellite change ,if at

    asked by Troy on August 19, 2011
  39. Physics

    An artificial satellite circles the Earth in a circular orbit at a location where the acceleration due to gravity is 8.26 m/s2. Determine the orbital period of the satellite.

    asked by Joe on April 29, 2014
  40. 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
  41. Physics

    A satellite with an orbital period of exactly 24.0 h is always positioned over the same spot on Earth. This is known as a geosynchronous orbit. Television, communication, and weather satellites use geosynchronous orbits. At what distance would a satellite

    asked by Becky on March 29, 2011
  42. 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
  43. 12th grade

    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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. Physics

    An earth satellite moves in a circular orbit with an orbital speed of 5800 m/s. Find the time (expressed in seconds) of one revolution of the satellite. Find the radial acceleration of the satellite in its orbit. I think we need to know the radius of the

    asked by Josh on September 22, 2006
  50. physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit around Earth at a speed of 4390 m/s (a) Determine the satellite's altitude above the surface of Earth.(meters) (b) Determine the period of the satellite's orbit. (hours) I used the equation M(sattelite)V^2/r =

    asked by Kelsey on April 10, 2010
  51. 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
  52. 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
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. 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
  56. 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
  57. 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
  58. 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
  59. 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
  60. 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
  61. 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
  62. 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
  63. 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
  64. 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
  65. 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
  66. 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
  67. 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
  68. physics

    A satellite is in a circular orbit around the Earth at an altitude of 3.30 106 m. (a) Find the period of the orbit. (Hint: Modify Kepler's third law so it is suitable for objects orbiting the Earth rather than the Sun. The radius of the Earth is 6.38 106

    asked by alba on February 22, 2015
  69. PHYSICS PLEASE HELP

    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
  70. 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
  71. 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
  72. Physics

    Many satellites orbit the earth at about 1000km above the earth's surface. Geosynchronous satellites orbit a distance of 4.22*10^7 m from the center of the earth. How much more energy is required to launch a 500kg satellite into a geosynchronous orbit

    asked by Kid on March 10, 2018
  73. Physics

    A orbiting satellite stays over a certain spot on the equator of (rotating) Earth. What is the altitude of the orbit (called a "synchronous orbit")? Write the equation for the period of a satellite in terms of the distance from the Earth's center. It is a

    asked by winterWX on February 16, 2007
  74. physics

    A satellite of mass 225 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 200 km above the surface of Earth. (The mass of the Earth is 5.98 1024 kg, and the radius of the Earth is 6.38 103 km.) (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the

    asked by jimmy on December 4, 2013
  75. Physics

    I really need you answered this to my email. It's very important, for this may decide my result in the school exams, and I really need a good mark. Unfortunately, Portuguese system of education is full of problems... The question is... The altitude of a

    asked by Frederico Barreto on April 30, 2007
  76. Trigonometry

    A satellite orbiting the earth in a circular path stays at a constant altitude of 100 kilometers throughout its orbit. Given that the radius of the earth is 6370 kilometers, find the distance that the satellite travels in completing 70% of one complete

    asked by Karen on December 3, 2012
  77. geometry

    A satellite in a nearly circular orbit is 2000 km above Earth's surface. The radius of Earth is approximately 6400 km. If the satellite completes its orbit in 12 hours, calculate the speed of the satellite in kilometers per hour.(pay attention to the

    asked by ranu on February 6, 2011
  78. 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
  79. 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
  80. physics

    A satellite moves in a circular orbit of radius 35.793 km. The Earth's radius and mass are Re = 6.37e6 m, and Me = 5.97e24 kg. For the satellite, calculate the work done to put the satellite in orbit (mass of satellite is 1000 kg).

    asked by tyger2020 on November 28, 2018
  81. PHYSIC

    1)What must be the orbital speed of a satellite in a circular orbit 740 above the surface of the earth? 2)What is the period of revolution of a satellite with mass that orbits the earth in a circular path of radius 8000 (about 1630 above the surface of the

    asked by Ruth on November 8, 2011
  82. general physics

    COMPLETELY STUCK? The period of rotation of the Moon is about 27 days, 8 hrs. The mass of the Moon is 7.35 x 1022 kg, and the radius of the Moon is 1.74 x 106 m. I wish to place a synchronous (period of orbit = period of the Moon’s rotation) satellite in

    asked by justin on July 1, 2013
  83. Physics

    A 50 kg satellite circles the earth in an orbit with a period of 110 min. What minimum energy E is required to change the orbit to one with a period of 320 min? Assume both the initial and final orbits are circular. The Earth’s radius is 6.37 × 10^6 m,

    asked by Steven on January 30, 2015
  84. Physics

    An artificial satellite circles the Earth in a circular orbit at a location where the acceleration due to gravity is 8.26 m/s2. Determine the orbital period of the satellite. ____min Ive tried everything I can think of the value im getting through the

    asked by Joe on April 30, 2014
  85. physics

    The physics of satellite motion around Jupiter. A satellite of mass 2.00 x 104 kg is placed in orbit 6.00 x 105 m above the surface of Jupiter. Please refer to the data table for planetary motion included in this lesson. a) Determine the force of

    asked by aly on April 24, 2011
  86. 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
  87. Geometry

    A satellite in a nearly circular orbit is 2000 km above Earth's surface. The radius of Earth is approximately 6400 km. If the satellite completes its orbit in 112 hours, calculate the speed of the satellite in kilometers per hour. Please help me. I have a

    asked by Skye on January 23, 2011
  88. 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
  89. Physics 20

    Astronomers launch a satellite to explore a nearby asteroid that has come dangerously close to the earth.The satellite begins orbit around the earth,with an orbital radius 6.85 X 10^3 Km, before being moved to an orbit about the asteroid with a period of

    asked by Abdurhman on January 21, 2017
  90. Physics

    A communications satellite with a mass of 450 kg is in a circular orbit about the Earth. The radius of the orbit is 2.9×10^4 km as measured from the center of the Earth. Calculate the weight of the satellite on the surface of the Earth Calculate the

    asked by Cooper on November 9, 2011
  91. Physics

    A satellite of mass 5700 orbits the Earth and has a period of 6000 . a) Determine the radius of its circular orbit. b) Determine the magnitude of the Earth's gravitational force on the satellite. c) Determine the altitude of the satellite.

    asked by Jim on September 24, 2010
  92. Physics

    What linear speed must an Earth satellite have to be in a circular orbit at an altitude of 186 km? What is the period of revolution? winterWX, Friday, February 16, 2007 at 9:36pm So GMm/r^2 = mv^2/r and I know that I need to solve for v but what do I use

    asked by winterWX on February 16, 2007
  93. physics

    An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 824 km above Earth's surface with a period of 101.2 min. What are (a) the speed and (b) the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite?

    asked by Pat Rick on September 2, 2011
  94. Physics

    A satellite in circular orbit around the earth has an orbital speed of 5 km/s. What is the period of the orbit? Assume the mass of the Earth is 5.98e24 kg.

    asked by Sabrina on October 19, 2014
  95. 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
  96. physics

    at what height above the earth's surface in a circular orbit have to travel in order to have an orbital period half that of a geosynchronous satellite's period? (a geosynchronous satellite orbits above the equator so that it is above the same location on

    asked by Ann on April 27, 2009
  97. Physics

    A communications satellite with a mass of 400 is in a circular orbit about the Earth. The radius of the orbit is 3.7×104 as measured from the center of the Earth. Calculate the gravitational force exerted on the satellite by the Earth when it is in orbit.

    asked by Chris on November 3, 2011
  98. Physics

    What linear speed must an Earth satellite have to be in a circular orbit at an altitude of 186 km? What is the period of revolution? So GMm/r^2 = mv^2/r and I know that I need to solve for v but what do I use for the mass of the satellite? Do I just plug

    asked by winterWX on February 16, 2007
  99. 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
  100. Physics 202

    Find the period of a satellite with a circular orbit 350 above Earth's surface.

    asked by Tamar on February 7, 2013