 12.1: System A has masses m and m separated by a distance r; system B has...
 12.2: In each hand you hold a 0.16kg apple. What is the gravitational fo...
 12.3: A6.1kg bowling ball and a 7.2kg bowling ball rest on a rack 0.75 ...
 12.4: A communications satellite with a mass of 480 kg is in a circular o...
 12.5: The Attraction of Ceres Ceres, the largest asteroid known, has a ma...
 12.6: In one hand you hold a 0.11kg apple, in the other hand a 0.24kg or...
 12.7: A spaceship of mass m travels from the Earth to the Moon along a li...
 12.8: At new moon, the Earth, Moon, and Sun are in a line, as indicated i...
 12.9: When the Earth, Moon, and Sun form a right triangle, with the Moon ...
 12.10: Repeat the previous problem, this time nding the magnitude and dire...
 12.11: Three 6.75kg masses are at the corners of an equilateral triangle ...
 12.12: Four masses are positioned at the corners of a rectangle, as indica...
 12.13: Supposed that three astronomical objects (1, 2, and 3) are observed...
 12.14: Find the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of (a)Mercury a...
 12.15: At what altitude above the Earths surface is the acceleration due t...
 12.16: Two 6.7kg bowling balls, each with a radius of 0.11 m, are in cont...
 12.17: What is the acceleration due to Earths gravity at a distance from t...
 12.18: Gravity on TitanTitan is the largest moon of Saturn and the only mo...
 12.19: At a certain distance from the center of the Earth, a 4.6kg object...
 12.20: The acceleration due to gravity on the Moons surface is known to be...
 12.21: An Extraterrestrial Volcano Several volcanoes have been observed er...
 12.22: Vernes Trip to the Moon In his novel From the Earth to the Moon, Ju...
 12.23: Consider an asteroid with a radius of 19 km and a mass of . Assume ...
 12.24: Predict/Explain The Speed of the Earth The orbital speed of the Ear...
 12.25: Asatellite orbits the Earth in a circular orbit of radius r. At som...
 12.26: Repeat the previous problem, only this time with the rocket engine ...
 12.27: Predict/ExplainThe EarthMoon Distance Is Increasing Laser reectors ...
 12.28: Apollo Missions On Apollo missions to the Moon, the command module ...
 12.29: Find the orbital speed of a satellite in a geosynchronous circular ...
 12.30: An Extrasolar Planet In July of 1999 a planet was reported to be or...
 12.31: Phobos, one of the moons of Mars, orbits at a distance of 9378 km f...
 12.32: The largest moon in the solar system is Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter...
 12.33: An Asteroid with Its Own Moon The asteroid 243 Ida has its own smal...
 12.34: GPS Satellites GPS (Global Positioning System) satellites orbit at ...
 12.35: Two satellites orbit the Earth, with satellite 1 at a greater altit...
 12.36: Calculate the orbital periods of satellites that orbit (a)one Earth...
 12.37: The Martian moon Deimos has an orbital period that is greater than ...
 12.38: Binary Stars Centauri A and Centauri B are binary stars with a sepa...
 12.39: Find the speed of Centauri Aand Centauri B, using the information g...
 12.40: Sputnik The rst articial satellite to orbit the Earth was Sputnik I...
 12.41: Predict/Explain (a) Is the amount of energy required to get a space...
 12.42: Consider the four masses shown in Figure 1223. (a)Find the total gr...
 12.43: Calculate the gravitational potential energy of a 8.8kg mass (a) o...
 12.44: Two 0.59kg basketballs, each with a radius of 12 cm, are just touc...
 12.45: Find the minimum kinetic energy needed for a 39,000kg rocket to es...
 12.46: Predict/Explain Suppose the Earth were to suddenly shrink to half i...
 12.47: Is the energy required to launch a rocket vertically to a height h ...
 12.48: Suppose one of the Global Positioning System satellites has a speed...
 12.49: Meteorites from Mars Several meteorites found in Antarctica are bel...
 12.50: Referring to Example 121, if the Millennium Eagleis at rest at poin...
 12.51: What is the launch speed of a projectile that rises vertically abov...
 12.52: Aprojectile launched vertically from the surface of the Moon rises ...
 12.53: Find the escape velocity for (a) Mercury and (b) Venus.
 12.54: Halleys Comet Halleys comet, which passes around the Sun every 76 y...
 12.55: The End of the Lunar ModuleOn Apollo Moon missions, the lunar modul...
 12.56: If a projectile is launched vertically from the Earth with a speed ...
 12.57: Suppose a planet is discovered orbiting a distant star. If the mass...
 12.58: A projectile is launched vertically from the surface of the Moon wi...
 12.59: To what radius would the Sun have to be contracted for its escape s...
 12.60: Two baseballs, each with a mass of 0.148 kg, are separated by a dis...
 12.61: On Earth, a person can jump vertically and rise to a height h. What...
 12.62: As will be shown in 63, the magnitude of the tidal force exerted on...
 12.63: Adumbbell has a mass m on either end of a rod of length 2a. The cen...
 12.64: Referring to the previous problem, suppose the rod connecting the t...
 12.65: You weigh yourself on a scale inside an airplane ying due east abov...
 12.66: Rank objects A, B, and C in Figure 1224 in order of increasing net ...
 12.67: Referring to Figure 1224, rank objects A, B, and C in order of incr...
 12.68: When the Moon is in its newmoon position (directly between the Ear...
 12.69: A satellite goes through one complete orbit of the Earth. (a) Is th...
 12.70: The Crash of SkylabSkylab, the largest spacecraft ever to fall back...
 12.71: Consider a system consisting of three masses on the x axis. Mass is...
 12.72: An astronaut exploring a distant solar system lands on an unnamed p...
 12.73: When the Moon is in its thirdquarter phase, the Earth, Moon, and S...
 12.74: An equilateral triangle 10.0 m on a side has a 1.00kg mass at one ...
 12.75: Suppose that each of the three masses in Figure 1225 is replaced by...
 12.76: A Near Miss! In the early morning hours of June 14, 2002, the Earth...
 12.77: Suppose a planet is discovered that has the same amount of mass in ...
 12.78: Suppose a planet is discovered that has the same total mass as the ...
 12.79: Show that the speed of a satellite in a circular orbit a height h a...
 12.80: In a binary star system, two stars orbit about their common center ...
 12.81: Find the orbital period of the binary star system described in the ...
 12.82: Using the results from 54, nd the angular momentum of Halleys comet...
 12.83: Exploring Mars In the nottoodistant future astronauts will travel...
 12.84: A satellite is placed in Earth orbit 1000 miles higher than the alt...
 12.85: Find the speed of the Millennium Eagleat point Ain Example 121 if i...
 12.86: Show that the force of gravity between the Moon and the Sun is alwa...
 12.87: The astronomical unit AU is dened as the mean distance from the Sun...
 12.88: (a) Find the kinetic energy of a 1720kg satellite in a circular or...
 12.89: Space Shuttle Orbit On a typical mission, the space shuttle orbits ...
 12.90: Consider an object of mass m orbiting the Earth at a radius r. (a) ...
 12.91: In a binary star system two stars orbit about their common center o...
 12.92: Three identical stars, at the vertices of an equilateral triangle, ...
 12.93: Find an expression for the kinetic energy of a satellite of mass m ...
 12.94: Referring to Example 121, nd the xcomponent of the net force acting...
 12.95: Asatellite orbits the Earth in an elliptical orbit. At perigee its ...
 12.96: Which of the two curves in Figure 1228 corresponds to comet Wild 2?...
 12.97: What is the mass of comet Wild 2? A. B. C. D
 12.98: Find the speed needed to escape from the surface of comet Wild 2. (...
 12.99: Suppose comet Wild 2 had a small satellite in orbit around it, just...
 12.100: Find the orbital radius that corresponds to a year of 150 days.
 12.101: Suppose the mass of the Sun is suddenly doubled, but the Earths orb...
 12.102: Referring to Example 127(a)If the mass of the Earth were doubled, w...
 12.103: Referring to Example 127 Suppose the Earth is suddenly shrunk to ha...
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