Two satellites, one in geosynchronous orbit (T = 24 hrs) and one with a period of 12 hrs, are orbiting Earth. How many times larger than the radius of Earth is the distance between the orbits of the two satellites. MEarth = 5.98 × 1024 kg, G = 6.67 × 10–11 N·m2, g = 9.81 m/s2, REarth = 6.38 × 106 m
E. none of the above.
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