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An earth satellite is moved from one stable circular orbit to farther stable circular orbit. Which one of the following quantities increase?

a)

Linear orbit speed

b)

Gravitational force

c)

Centripetal acceleration

d)

Gravitational potential energy


Question ID - 54591 | Toppr Answer

An earth satellite is moved from one stable circular orbit to farther stable circular orbit. Which one of the following quantities increase?

a)

Linear orbit speed

b)

Gravitational force

c)

Centripetal acceleration

d)

Gravitational potential energy

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Answer Key : (d) -

(d)

Gravitational potential  energy is given as

 gravitational potential energy increases.



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