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Period of a satellite!

by cougar_21
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cougar_21
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Nov16-04, 04:45 PM
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What is the period of a satellite circling the Moon at a height of 90km above the Moon's surface?

Can someone get me started please?
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Sirus
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Nov16-04, 04:53 PM
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This should help you: http://www.physicsforums.com/showthr...orbital+period

Instead of the sun, you have the moon.
cougar_21
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Nov16-04, 04:54 PM
P: 15
wow thanx, i missed that thread XD

cougar_21
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Nov16-04, 08:31 PM
P: 15
Period of a satellite!

i had most of it but was forgetting to add the R of the moon to the distance of the sat above the moon >.<.


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