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

It is proposed to place a communications satellite in a circular orbit rounf the equator at a height og 3.59 x 10^7m above the earth's surface. Find the period of revolution of the satellite in hours and comment on result.

Values given:

Radius of Earth: 6.37 x 10^6m

Mass of Earth: 5.98 x 10^24kg

Gravitational Constant: 6.67x10^-11 m^3 kg^-1 s^-2

2. Relevant equations

Not sure which one you can you, but i think two different ones have to be used

3. The attempt at a solution

This is the only question which i couldn't answer, and when i tried several ways out, it got very far away from result. the answer should be :24 hrs

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