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Problem: An earth satellite moves in a circular orbital at a speed of 7000 m/s. What is its orbital period?

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Orbital period, T:

T=2πr3GM

Orbital speed, v:

v=GMr

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An earth satellite moves in a circular orbital at a speed of 7000 m/s. What is its orbital period?

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