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A satellite is in a parking orbit if its period is?

A satellite is in a parking orbit if its period is?

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Chinny
1 month ago
A satellite is said to be in a parking orbit if its period is exactly equal to the period of the earth as it turns its own orbit;. which is about 24hrs.
isaaq
1 month ago
answer__more than the period of the earth. When an artificial satellite orbits the Earth, the time it takes to make one complete orbit (its period) depends upon the the size of its orbit, following Kepler's laws. The larger the satellite's orbit, the longer its orbital period. ... The first geostationary satellite was launched in 1964.
Maranatha Okpako
1 month ago
i believe you're reffering to this

A satellite is in a parking orbit if its period is
A. less than the period of the earth
B. more than the period of the earth
C. equal to the period of the earth
D. the square of the period of the earth

in parking orbit, the satellite is moving at the exact same speed as the thing(earth) it's orbiting..

Period is the Time taken to make one full orbit.(24hrs) for the Earth. since the satellite is moving with the Earth.
They will spend exactly the same amount of time.
therefore the periods are equal.

Answer is C.
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