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Asked Dec 18, 2019
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A satellite of Mars, called Phoebus, has an orbital radius of
9.4 x 106 m and a period of 2.8 x 104 s. Assuming the orbit is
circular, determine the mass of Mars.

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Step 1

the time period of the satellite is, 

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2TR

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Step 2

the expression for speed for a circular orbit is, 

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GM

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Step 3

rewrite the equation for time perio...

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2TR GM

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