An artificial satellite is moving in a circular orbit around the earth with a speed equal to half the magnitude of escape velocity from the earth. The height of the satellite above the earth’s surface will be |
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a) |
6000 km |
b) |
5800 km |
c) |
7500 km |
d) |
6400 km |

An artificial satellite is moving in a circular orbit around the earth with a speed equal to half the magnitude of escape velocity from the earth. The height of the satellite above the earth’s surface will be |
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a) |
6000 km |
b) |
5800 km |
c) |
7500 km |
d) |
6400 km |

1 Answer

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But we know that, On putting these values in Eq. (i) On squaring both sides, we obtain |

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