PHSX 114 - Homework #10

PHSX 114 - Homework #10 - acceleration due to gravity near...

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PHSX 114 – HOMEWORK # 10 Question 1: (1 point) Calculate the force of Earth’s gravity on a spacecraft 2.00E4 km ( 3.13 Earth radii) above the Earth’s surface if its mass is 1.30E3 kg . Enter scientific notation as 1.23E4. Number Units Question 2: (2 points) A hypothetical planet has a radius 2.3 times that of Earth (g = 9.80), but has the same mass. What is the
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Unformatted text preview: acceleration due to gravity near its surface? Number Units Question 3: (2 points) A certain neutron star has 4 times the mass of our Sun packed into a sphere about 8 km in radius. Estimate the surface gravity on this monster. Enter scientific notation as 1.23E4. Number Units...
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