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    Assume the world of Neopia is a spherical planet with a diameter of 1600 km with a uniform density of 5200 kilograms per cubic meter. If the Virtupets Space Station is in a circular orbit 630 km above the surface of Neopia, what is its orbital velocity in meters per second? Please round up to the nearest whole number.

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    Diameter = 1600 km
    Density d = 5200 kg/m^3

    Radius r = 800 km ...

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    The Solution finds the orbital velocity for an orbiting space station.