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    Two geostationary communication satellites are placed in orbits whose radii are 4.23 x 10^7 m. The orbit is in the plane of the equator and the satellites have an angular separation of 2.00 degrees. Find the arc length that separates the satellites.

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    Solution Summary

    This solution calculates the arc length separating two satellites in orbit around the earth. The angular separation of functions are given.

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