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Particles in orbit

The solar wind is a continuous stream of particles, mostly protons and electrons, moving away from the Sun. When the particles encounter Earth's upper atmosphere, they are moving at speeds of several hundred km/s. If such a particle reaches Earth's upper atmosphere with a speed of 92 km/s, how fast was it moving when it cross

Use Newton's laws to find the orbital velocity of the atomic electron.

A hydrogen atom when in its lowest energy state consists of a proton of charge +e and an electron of charge -e and mass 9.1x10-31 kg. In the Bohr model of the atom, the electron moves around the nucleus in a circular orbit of radius 0.51x10-10 m. Determine the speed that another electron, starting very far away from the hydrogen

Physics: Satellite in circular orbit around Earth; Find period, speed, height

An observation satellite whose mass m= 4800 kg is to be put into a circular orbit around the earth at a height h= 322000 m above the surface in a precise north-south orbit. See attachment #1. PART a. In this orbit, find the force of gravity exerted by the earth on the satellite. PART b. Find the speed, v, and the period, T,

Satellite orbit around earth

A satellite at r(0) =10,000 miles from the center of the earth is given an initial velocity v(0) = 20,000 ft/s in the direction shown(getting further away). Determine the magnitude of the transverse component of the satellites velocity when r=20,000mi.(the radius of earth is 3960mi.)