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A particular satellite with a mass of 15000 kg is put into orbit around Ganymede (the largest moon of Jupiter) at a distance 300 km from the surface....

1.    A particular satellite with a mass of 15000 kg is put into orbit around Ganymede (the largest moon of Jupiter) at a distance 300 km from the surface. What is the gravitational force of attraction between the satellite and the moon? (Ganymede has a mass of 1.48x1023 kg and a radius of 2631 km.)


b) What is the satellite's centripetal acceleration? (4 pts)


                                                                                                                                              

c)    What is the satellite's period of rotation? (4 pts)

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a) F = 17122.7 N b) a = 0 c) t =... View the full answer

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1) gravitational force = 1.724 x 10 4 N a) satellite's... View the full answer

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