Answer to Question #36229 in Mechanics | Relativity for courtneydw
A satellite has a mass of 6403 kg and is in a circular orbit 4.42 × 105 m above the surface of a planet. The period of the orbit is 2.3 hours. The radius of the planet is 4.73 × 106 m. What would be the true weight of the satellite if it were at rest on the planet’s surface?
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