At what height will the acceleration due to gravity be 6.0 m/s^2 and what is the formula for this given the following: The acceleration due to gravity for a satellite orbiting 7000 km above the centre...
At what height will the acceleration due to gravity be 6.0 m/s^2 and what is the formula for this given the following:
The acceleration due to gravity for a satellite orbiting 7000 km above the centre of Earth is 8.2 m/s^2.
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The force of attraction due to gravity between an object of mass m and the Earth of mass Me is G*m^Me/ r^2. This, in terms of the acceleration due to gravity of the object is m*a
Equating the two m*g = G*m^Me/ r^2
=> g =...
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