 13.13.1: What are Keplers laws?
 13.13.2: What is Newtons theory?
 13.13.3: What is gravitational energy?
 13.13.4: What does the theory say about orb
 13.13.5: Why is the theory of gravity important?
 13.13.6: A satellite orbits the earth with constant speed at a height above ...
 13.13.7: Suppose the earth suddenly came to a halt and ceased revolving arou...
 13.13.8: The figure shows a binary star system. The mass of star 2 is twice ...
 13.13.9: A 1000 kg rocket is fired straight away from the surface of the ear...
 13.13.10: A planet has four times the mass of the earth, but the acceleration...
 13.13.11: A lessthansuccessful inventor wants to launch small satellites in...
 13.13.12: Rank in order, from largest to smallest, the absolute values of the...
 13.13.13: A small supply satellite needs to dock with the International Space...
 13.13.14: In recent years, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets o...
 13.13.15: Two planets orbit a star. Planet 1 has orbital radius r1 and planet...
 13.13.16: How much work must be done to boost a 1000 kg communications satell...
 13.13.17: Astronomers discover a binary star system with a period of 90 days....
 13.13.18: Is the earths gravitational force on the sun larger than, smaller t...
 13.13.19: The gravitational force of a star on orbiting planet 1 is F1. Plane...
 13.13.20: A 1000 kg satellite and a 2000 kg satellite follow exactly the same...
 13.13.21: How far away from the earth must an orbiting spacecraft be for the ...
 13.13.22: A space station astronaut is working outside the station as it orbi...
 13.13.23: The freefall acceleration at the surface of planet 1 is 20 m/s2 . ...
 13.13.24: Why is the gravitational potential energy of two masses negative? N...
 13.13.25: The escape speed from Planet X is 10,000 m/s. Planet Y has the same...
 13.13.26: The mass of Jupiter is 300 times the mass of the earth. Jupiter orb...
 13.13.27: Satellites in nearearth orbit experience a very slight drag due to...
 13.13.28: What is the ratio of the suns gravitational force on you to the ear...
 13.13.29: What is the ratio of the suns gravitational force on the moon to th...
 13.13.30: The centers of a 10 kg lead ball and a 100 g lead ball are separate...
 13.13.31: What is the force of attraction between a 50 kg woman and a 70 kg m...
 13.13.32: The International Space Station orbits 300 km above the surface of ...
 13.13.33: Two 65 kg astronauts leave earth in a spacecraft, sitting 1.0 m apa...
 13.13.34: A 20 kg sphere is at the origin and a 10 kg sphere is at x = 20 cm....
 13.13.35: a. What is the freefall acceleration at the surface of the sun? b....
 13.13.36: What is the freefall acceleration at the surface of (a) the moon a...
 13.13.37: A sensitive gravimeter at a mountain observatory finds that the fre...
 13.13.38: Saturns moon Titan has a mass of 1.35 * 1023 kg and a radius of 258...
 13.13.39: A newly discovered planet has a radius twice as large as earths and...
 13.13.40: Suppose we could shrink the earth without changing its mass. At wha...
 13.13.41: Planet Z is 10,000 km in diameter. The freefall acceleration on Pl...
 13.13.42: An astronaut on earth can throw a ball straight up to a height of 1...
 13.13.43: What is the escape speed from Jupiter?
 13.13.44: A rocket is launched straight up from the earths surface at a speed...
 13.13.45: A space station orbits the sun at the same distance as the earth bu...
 13.13.46: A proposed space elevator would consist of a cable stretching from ...
 13.13.47: Nothing can escape the event horizon of a black hole, not even ligh...
 13.13.48: You have been visiting a distant planet. Your measurements have det...
 13.13.49: Two meteoroids are heading for earth. Their speeds as they cross th...
 13.13.50: A binary star system has two stars, each with the same mass as our ...
 13.13.51: The asteroid belt circles the sun between the orbits of Mars and Ju...
 13.13.52: You are the science officer on a visit to a distant solar system. P...
 13.13.53: Three satellites orbit a planet of radius R, as shown in FIGURE EX1...
 13.13.54: A satellite orbits the sun with a period of 1.0 day. What is the ra...
 13.13.55: A new planet is discovered orbiting the star Vega in a circular orb...
 13.13.56: A small moon orbits its planet in a circular orbit at a speed of 7....
 13.13.57: An earth satellite moves in a circular orbit at a speed of 5500 m/s...
 13.13.58: What are the speed and altitude of a geosynchronous satellite orbit...
 13.13.59: a. At what height above the earth is the freefall acceleration 10%...
 13.13.60: In 2000, NASA placed a satellite in orbit around an asteroid. Consi...
 13.13.61: Pluto moves in a fairly elliptical orbit around the sun. Plutos spe...
 13.13.62: FIGURE P13.35 shows three masses. What are the magnitude and the di...
 13.13.63: What are the magnitude and direction of the net gravitational force...
 13.13.64: What is the total gravitational potential energy of the three masse...
 13.13.65: What is the total gravitational potential energy of the three masse...
 13.13.66: Two spherical objects have a combined mass of 150 kg. The gravitati...
 13.13.67: Two 100 kg lead spheres are suspended from 100mlong massless cabl...
 13.13.68: A rogue black hole with a mass 12 times the mass of the sun drifts ...
 13.13.69: An object of mass m is dropped from height h above a planet of mass...
 13.13.70: A projectile is shot straight up from the earths surface at a speed...
 13.13.71: The unexplored planet Alpha Centauri III has a radius of 7.0 * 106 ...
 13.13.72: An astronaut circling the earth at an altitude of 400 km is horrifi...
 13.13.73: Suppose that on earth you can jump straight up a distance of 45 cm....
 13.13.74: A rogue band of colonists on the moon declares war and prepares to ...
 13.13.75: Two spherical asteroids have the same radius R. Asteroid 1 has mass...
 13.13.76: A starship is circling a distant planet of radius R. The astronauts...
 13.13.77: The two stars in a binary star system have masses 2.0 * 1030 kg and...
 13.13.78: A 4000 kg lunar lander is in orbit 50 km above the surface of the m...
 13.13.79: The 75,000 kg space shuttle used to fly in a 250kmhigh circular o...
 13.13.80: How much energy would be required to move the earth into a circular...
 13.13.81: NASA would like to place a satellite in orbit around the moon such ...
 13.13.82: In 2014, the European Space Agency placed a satellite in orbit arou...
 13.13.83: A satellite orbiting the earth is directly over a point on the equa...
 13.13.84: FIGURE P13.57 shows two planets of mass m orbiting a star of mass M...
 13.13.85: Figure 13.17 showed a graph of log T versus log r for the planetary...
 13.13.86: Large stars can explode as they finish burning their nuclear fuel, ...
 13.13.87: The solar system is 25,000 light years from the center of our Milky...
 13.13.88: Three stars, each with the mass of our sun, form an equilateral tri...
 13.13.89: Comets move around the sun in very elliptical orbits. At its closet...
 13.13.90: A 55,000 kg space capsule is in a 28,000kmdiameter circular orbit...
 13.13.91: In 64 through 66 you are given the equation(s) used to solve a prob...
 13.13.92: In 64 through 66 you are given the equation(s) used to solve a prob...
 13.13.93: In 64 through 66 you are given the equation(s) used to solve a prob...
 13.13.94: Two Jupitersize planets are released from rest 1.0 * 1011 m apart....
 13.13.95: A satellite in a circular orbit of radius r has period T. A satelli...
 13.13.96: While visiting Planet Physics, you toss a rock straight up at 11 m/...
 13.13.97: A moon lander is orbiting the moon at an altitude of 1000 km. By wh...
 13.13.98: Lets look in more detail at how a satellite is moved from one circu...
 13.13.99: FIGURE CP13.72 shows a particle of mass m at distance x from the ce...
Solutions for Chapter 13: Newtons Theory of Gravity
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Solutions for Chapter 13: Newtons Theory of Gravity
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