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  1. Jesse_1

    Orbital velocity of a baseball

    Homework Statement If you stand on the surface of a spherical asteroid of mass 1.12*10^17 kg and radius 20km, how fast must you throw a baseball to put it into orbit at 1.0 m above the surface? Homework Equations PE=KE GMm/r^2 = 1/2mv^2 G = 6,67*10^-11 The Attempt at a Solution I rearranged...