problem12_37

University Physics with Modern Physics with Mastering Physics (11th Edition)

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12.37: a) For a circular orbit, Eq. (12.12) predicts a speed of s. km 56 m) 10 43 ( kg) 10 99 . 1 )( kg m N 10 673 . 6 ( 9 30 2 2 11 = × × × - The speed doesn’t have this value, so the orbit is not circular. b) The escape speed for any
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Unformatted text preview: object at this radius is s km 79 ) s km 56 ( 2 = , so the spacecraft must be in a closed elliptical orbit....
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