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A satellite revolving in a circular equatorial orbit of radius R = 2.00*10^4 km from west to east appears over a certain point at the equator every τ = 11.6 hours. Using these data, calculate the mass of the Earth. The gravitational constant is supposed to be known.

Solution:
A satellite revolving in a circular equatorial orbit of radius R = 2.00*10^4 km

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