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- Homework Statement
- A satellite of mass M kgs has an elliptical orbit of T hours around the Earth with ##Rmax = N * Rmin##.

At one instant, the satellite is at a distance D meters from center of Earth and moving at V km/s.

Q) Find the orbital angular momentum.

- Relevant Equations
- L = r * m * v * sin θ

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In this problem,

##\text{r = D, m = M and v = V}##

What is the way to go about finding out ##\theta## as shown in Figure 13.21?

**Kepler’s Second Law**here describes the above equation.In this problem,

##\text{r = D, m = M and v = V}##

What is the way to go about finding out ##\theta## as shown in Figure 13.21?