Question

A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (*M*_{E} = 5.98 x 10^{24} kg). The period of the satellite is 2.47 x 10^{4} s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?

Step 1

**Given:**

*M _{E}* = 5.98 x 10

Time-period of the satellite = 2.47 x10^{4} s.

Step 2

Calculating the velocity ...

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