anonymous
  • anonymous
help pls The mass of Pluto was not known until it was discovered to have a moon. Explain how this discovery enabled an estimate of Pluto's mass.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
I don't know this one, but you can check this: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090305183635AAiS7WE
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
np:)

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anonymous
  • anonymous
No idea,but ihave possible idea. Does a body need a certain mass to have a gravitation pull to it?
anonymous
  • anonymous
With color of Pluto we can know what the pluto made and with have this Ingredients in Earth to and have the Density of them and Volume of Pluto .
anonymous
  • anonymous
Personally I think more of what they are going for here is Kepler's Law. If we know the period of the moon and its velocity or distance from the center of pluto then we can figure out the mass of what it's orbiting.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Via kepler's third law T^2=4pi^2R^3/GMpluto
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh hey look that link says it all!

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