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    Kepler's Laws and Earth Satellites: Center of Mass

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    Calculate the center of mass of the Earth-Moon system, if the radius of the earth is 6380 km is it inside the earth? For the MOON and the EARTH [M sub E = 6.0 x 10^24kg, M sub M = 7.4 x 10^22 kg], [R sub orbit = 3.84 x 10^8 m].

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    The solution calculates the center of the mass of the Earth-Moon system. Kepler's Laws and Earth satellites are used.