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Homework Help: Planetary physics

  1. Sep 21, 2009 #1
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    Hi im doing a report for a space science class, and i have a theoretical planet that orbits a star 1.07solarM 1.05solarR 6000K, then planet is distance 1.08AU, a period of 400days, temp of 12.85degC and radius of 1.98earthM.... Is it at all possible to find the planets mass!??? if i dont have an orbiting satellite??? if so could you tell me the formula, i cant find one anywhere...
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  3. Sep 22, 2009 #2


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    No, we can't find the planet's mass from the information given.
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