What is the time period for a satellite orbiting close to the surface of the earth? - Study24x7
Social learning Network

Login

New to Study24X7 ?

 Join Now
79 followers study24x7 15 Jul 2021 03:11 PM study24x7 study24x7

What is the time period for a satellite orbiting close to the surface of the earth?

A

84.6 minutes

B

72.4 minutes

C

44.8 minutes

D

24 hours

study24x7
Write a comment
  • Edubabble LLP
  • In this case, the radius of the orbit will be nearly equal to the radius of earth i.e. 6.4 x 106m. The time period for a satellite orbiting close to the surface of earth is 84.6 minutes.

    See more

    Related Questions
    500+   more Questions to answer
    Most Related Articles