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

How far above the surface of the moon should a satellite be placed so that it is stationary with respect tot the moons surface.

Radius of moon = 1737.4 kilometers

mass of moon = 7.36 x 10^22 kilograms

Gravitational Constant = 6.67 x 10^ -11 N x m^2/kg6@

2. Relevant equations

w = 2pi / T = 2pi/ 2332800 seconds (27 days/period of the moon)

v = w x Radius of satellite

(Ms) Vs^2/Rs = G Mm/Rs^2

Vs^2/Rs = (Gn) Mm/ Rs^2)

Mm = mass of moon

Rm = radius of moon

Ms = mass of satellite

Rs = Radius of satellite

etc...

3. The attempt at a solution

w = 2pi/ 233280 = 2.7 x 10^-6

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: How to find the distance of a satellite with respect to the moon

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