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If suddenly the gravitational force of attraction between earth and a satellite revolving around it becomes zero,then the satellite will:
a)continue to move in its orbit with same velocity.
b)move tangentially and escape away.
c)become stationary in its orbit.
d)move towards the earth.
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If suddenly the gravitational force of attraction between earth and a satellite revolving around it becomes zero,then the satellite will: a)continue to move in its orbit with same velocity. b)move tangentially and escape away. c)become stationary in its orbit. d)move towards the earth.
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@amistre64 @igbasallote @UnkleRhaukus @hartnn @Zarkon @.Sam. @bahrom7893 @cwrw238
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bahrom7893Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i think it will move tangentially and then escape away
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bahrom7893Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
because nothing is holding it back now.
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but answer is showing is option c
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bahrom7893Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
uhm I would disagree with that answer.
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so answer is wrong
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bahrom7893Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if anyone else can prove why option C is correct, please do.
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is it a geostationary orbit initially
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what it means is it a geostationary orbit initially
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geostationary_orbit
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the object orbits as the planet turns
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
in what case option a) satisfies
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sara12345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
object orbits becoz of gravity of earth
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so in what case option c satisfies
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sara12345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
geostationary means the object orbital period is same as earth rotation
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thnx.. @sara12345
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
in what case option c satisfies
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but answer my question fast. in what case option c satisfies
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
the answer to this question is b)move tangentially and escape away. since the velocity of the satellite is always tangent to the path for case c .. somehow the velocity of the satellite have to become zero as well as no gravity then it stops
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sara12345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if the object is stationary initially, it would fall on earth there and then itself
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
why? if gravity becomes zero at all the objects
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sara12345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
for gravity to become 0 suddenly, it has to exist first
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sara12345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
when gravity + stationary object are there, the object would fall
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sara12345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the object wouldnt fall as long as it revolves around the earth
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok you say that whaen gravity is zero it would fall on earth there and then itself
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sara12345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no that i didnt say, u r not listening properly
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
if the satellite has no speed and there is no force (like gravity) acting upon it it stands still.. so for case c to happen you need to have no gravity + zero speed
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
means it would fall on that object
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@sara12345 @Coolsector is right?
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
lol i dont need her approval anyway
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but she said when gravity is zero it would fall on that object
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
i dont think she said it
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sara12345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i said this : when gravity + stationary object are there, the object would fall
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sara12345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
we see the transition time, when we say the gravity is becoming 0 => gravity existed before
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sara12345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if gravity existed before, and therez a stationary object sitting there, it cannot sit there, it has to fall
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
in what case option d satisfies
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sara12345Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
a stationary object case is false
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
in case of option d
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
d might happen when there is gravity but no speed for example .. then the satellite falls
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
or the speed is not high enough
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so final answer would be
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CoolsectorBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
we said : the answer to your question is b)move tangentially and escape away.
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thnx... @UnkleRhaukus @sara12345 @Coolsector @bahrom7893
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