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

Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite to circle the planet (October 1957) had a mean orbital radius of 6953 km. Compute its period

2. Relevant equations

How do I compute the period?

3. The attempt at a solution

I thought that the radii of the sputnik could be compared to that of the moon, and same tih the period.

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# Homework Help: Sputnik's period around the earth

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