Answer to Question #42932 in Mechanics | Relativity for Benjamin K

Question #42932
Two atomic clocks are synchronized while on Earth before one is launched (within a GPS satellite) into a medium-altitude Earth orbit. The satellite orbits the Earth at an altitude of 22,000 km, with an orbital velocity of 15,000 km/hr. After 1000 orbits, estimate the time difference between the two atomic clocks? (Assume that only special relativity effects are present.)

ANS: (~4 x 10-3s)
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Assignment Expert
02.06.14, 15:27

Dear Benjamin K,
thank you, we have uploaded the answer to this question.

Benjamin K
31.05.14, 13:28

Hi assignment expert,

I believe the wrong set of solutions have been published here.

Many thanks,
Benjamin K

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