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Homework Help: Satelilite in orbite about arctic circle

  1. Jan 30, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    "Can a satellite maintain an orbit in the plane of the arctic circle? why or why not?"

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    My guess: No...but I don't know why...
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2009
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 30, 2009 #2
    Try thinking about centres of mass.
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