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A satellite revolves around the earth in an elliptical orbit. Its speed

a)

Is the same at all points in the orbit

b)

Is greatest when it is closest to the earth

c)

Is greatest when it is farthest from the earth

d)

Goes on increasing or decreasing continuously depending upon the mass of the satellite


Question ID - 55045 | Toppr Answer

A satellite revolves around the earth in an elliptical orbit. Its speed

a)

Is the same at all points in the orbit

b)

Is greatest when it is closest to the earth

c)

Is greatest when it is farthest from the earth

d)

Goes on increasing or decreasing continuously depending upon the mass of the satellite

1 Answer - 5876 Votes

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Answer Key : (b) -

Is greatest when it is closest to the earth



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