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    Acceleration of a meteor at distance from center of the earth.

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    What is the acceleration of a meteor when it is at a distance of 6.7X10^6m from the center of the earth?

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    Assume that its mass is m (Kg). By the Newton's law of gravitation we know the gravitational force F is

    F=GMm/r^2 (1)

    Where ...

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    In a 92 word narrative with calculations, the answer is computed. The acceleration of a meteor at distance from center of the earth is determined.