(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

An earth satellite moves in a circular orbit with an orbital speed of 6200 m/s. Find the time of one rotation as well as the radial acceleration of the satellite in orbit.

2. Relevant equations

Ac= V^2/R

mAc=mg

V= 2(pi)R/t

3. The attempt at a solution

Ok, I've gone every which way I can with this problem. I don't know how to go about it. I've drawn an FBD and the only forces I can see acting on it are the weight of the satellite and the Ac. I don't know if there is supposed to be another variable that is assumed, like the radius of the earth, or if gravity acts upon the satellite at 9.8 m/s^2 like it would on earth...I'm pretty lost here. Any advice on how to start?

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