Question

A satellite of mass 1000 kg orbits the Planet X at a distance of
*6000 km* above its surface. The satellite circles Planet X
once every 7 hours. Determine the following quantities:

- The orbital velocity of the satellite in m/s about planet X;

- The acceleration of the satellite;

- The Force that Planet X applies on the satellite; and

- the Mass of Planet X.

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Question: A satellite of 1000 kg orbits the planet X at a
distance of 6000 km above its surface. The satellite circles planet
X once every 7 hours. Determine the following:
a.The orbital velocity of the satellite in m/s about planet
X;
b. The acceleration of the satellite;
c. the force that planet X applies on satellite
d. Mass of planet X

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