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

Determine Kepler's constant for all Earth Satellites. No information is given, only the question.

2. Relevant equations

K=R³/t²

3. The attempt at a solution

I decided to use the moon as a satellite. So I went K=(384,403,000)³/(2,360,594.88)²

For R I used the distance from the moon to earth in meters (384,403km) and for t I used the time it takes the moon to revolve around earth in seconds (27.3 days).

The answer I get is 1.02x10¹³.

The answer is supposed to be 9.85x10¹²

Thanks for any help!

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# Homework Help: Planetary Mechanics Question: Determine Kepler's constant for all Earth Satellites

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