1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data Venus has a mass of about 4.87 1024 kg. The length of a day on Venus is 2802 hrs. Your task is to put a satellite into a circular orbit around Venus so that it stays above one spot on the surface, orbiting Venus once each Venus day. At what distance from the center of the planet should you place the satellite? _____ m 2. Relevant equations v = 2(pie)r/T where T = the period ? that is one equation 3. The attempt at a solution Do you use the period of venus to calculate the acceleration and speed of the planet? What do you do with the mass of venus?