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I Help in calculating the orbiting height of a satellite?

  1. Mar 11, 2017 #1
    I have a satellite orbiting at a velocity of 3850Km/hr around planet earth in a circular orbit, please help me in calculating it's height of orbit. I do know that the closer a satellite is, the faster it's orbital velocity, and the farther it is the slower it would be, and help me with the formulas?
     
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  3. Mar 11, 2017 #2
    Can you calculate the force on the satellite? Do you know how to calculate the acceleration in a circular orbit?
     
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