 12.1CQ: It is often said that astronauts in orbit experience weightlessness...
 12.1P: CE System A has masses m and m separated by a distance r; system B ...
 12.2CQ: When a person passes you on the street, you do not feel a gravitati...
 12.2P: In each hand you hold a 0.16kg apple. What is the gravitational fo...
 12.3CQ: Two objects experience a gravitational attraction. Give a reason wh...
 12.3P: A 6.1kg bowling ball and a 7.2kg bowling ball rest on a rack 0.75...
 12.4CQ: Imagine bringing the tips of your index fingers together. Each fing...
 12.4P: A communications satellite with a mass of 480 kg is in a circular o...
 12.5CQ: Does the radius vector of Mars sweep out the same amount of area pe...
 12.5P: The Attraction of Ceres Ceres, the largest asteroid known, has a ma...
 12.6CQ: When a communications satellite is placed in a geosynchronous orbit...
 12.6P: In one hand you hold a 0.11kg apple, in the other hand a 0.24kg o...
 12.7CQ: The Mass of Pluto On June 22, 1978, James Christy made the first ob...
 12.7P: IP A spaceship of mass m travels from the Earth to the Moon along a...
 12.8CQ: Rockets arc launched into space from Cape Canaveral in an easterly ...
 12.8P: At new moon, the Earth, Moon, and Sun are in a line, as indicated i...
 12.9CQ: One day in the future you may take a pleasure cruise to the Moon. W...
 12.9P: When the Earth, Moon, and Sun form a right triangle, with the Moon ...
 12.10CQ: Apollo astronauts orbiting the Moon at low altitude noticed occasio...
 12.10P: Repeat the previous problem, this time finding the magnitude and di...
 12.11CQ: If you light a candle on the space shuttle?which would not be a goo...
 12.11P: IP Three 6.75kg masses are at the corners of an equilateral triang...
 12.12CQ: The force exerted by the Sun on the Moon is more than twice the for...
 12.12P: IP Four masses are positioned at the corners of a rectangle, as ind...
 12.13CQ: The Path of the Moon The Earth and Moon exert gravitational forces ...
 12.13P: Suppose that three astronomical objects (1, 2, and 3) are observed ...
 12.14P: Find the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of (a) Mercury ...
 12.15P: At what altitude above the Earth's surface is the acceleration due ...
 12.16P: Two 67kg bowling balls, each with a radius of 0.11 m, are in cont...
 12.17P: What is the acceleration due to Earth's gravity at a distance from ...
 12.18P: Gravity on Titan Titan is the largest moon o f Saturn and the only ...
 12.19P: IP At a certain distance from the center of the Earth, a 4.6kg obj...
 12.20P: Tine acceleration due to gravity on the Moon's surface is known to ...
 12.21P: IP An Extraterrestrial Volcano Several volcanoes have been observed...
 12.22P: IP Verne's Trip to the Moon In his novel From the Earth to the Moon...
 12.23P: Consider an asteroid with a radius of 19 km and a mass of 3.35 X 10...
 12.24P: CE Predict/Explain The Speed of the Earth The orbital speed of the ...
 12.25P: C E A satellite orbits the Earth in a circular orbit of radius r. A...
 12.26P: g Repeat the previous problem., only this time with the rocket engi...
 12.27P: CE Predict/Explain The EarthMoon Distance Is Increasing Laser refl...
 12.28P: Apollo Missions On Apollq missions to the Moon, the command module ...
 12.29P: Find the orbital speed of a satellite in a geosynchronous circular ...
 12.30P: An Extrasolar Planet In July of 1999 a planet was reported to be or...
 12.31P: Phobos, one of the moons of Mars, orbits at a distance of 9378 km f...
 12.32P: The largest moon in the solar system is Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter...
 12.33P: IP Am Asteroid with Its Own Moon The asteroid 243 Ida has its own s...
 12.34P: GPS Satellites GPS (Global Positioning System) satellites orbit at ...
 12.35P: IP Two satellites orbit the Earth, with satellite 1 at a greater al...
 12.36P: IP Calculate the orbital periods of satellites that orbit (a) one E...
 12.37P: S P The Martian moon Deimos has an orbital period that is greater t...
 12.38P: Binary Stars Centauri A and Centauri B are binary stars with a sepa...
 12.39P: Find the speed of Centauri A and Centauri B, using the information ...
 12.40P: Sputnik The first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth was Sputn...
 12.41P: CE Predict/Explain (a) Is the amount of energy required to get a sp...
 12.42P: IP Consider the four masses shown in Figure 1223. (a) Find the tot...
 12.43P: Calculate the gravitational potential energy of a 8.8kg mass (a) o...
 12.44P: Two 0.59kg basketballs, each with a radius of 12 cm, are just touc...
 12.45P: Find the minimum kinetic energy needed for a 39,000kg rocket to es...
 12.46P: CE Predict/Explain Suppose the Earth were to suddenly shrink to hal...
 12.47P: CE Is the energy required to launch a rocket vertically to a height...
 12.48P: Suppose one of the Global Positioning System satellites has a speed...
 12.49P: Meteorites from Mars Several meteorites found in Antarctica are bel...
 12.50P: · Referring to Example 121, if the Millennium Eagle is at rest at ...
 12.51P: What is the launch speed of a projectile that rises vertically abov...
 12.52P: A projectile launched vertically from the surface of the Moon? rise...
 12.53P: Find the escape velocity for (a) Mercury and (b) Ventis.
 12.54P: IP Halley's Comet Halley's comet, which passes around the Sun every...
 12.55P: The End of the Lunar Module On Apollo Moon missions, the lunar modu...
 12.56P: If a projectile is launched vertically from the Earth with a speed ...
 12.57P: Suppose a planet is discovered orbiting a distant star. If the mass...
 12.58P: A projectile is launched vertically from the surface of the Moon wi...
 12.59P: To what radius would the Sun have to be contracted for its escape s...
 12.60P: IP Two baseballs, each with a mass of 0.148 kg, are separated by a ...
 12.61P: On Earth, a person can jump vertically and rise to a height h. What...
 12.62P: As will be shown in 63, the magnitude of the tidal force exerted on...
 12.63P: A dumbbell has a mass m on either end of a rod of length 2a. The ce...
 12.64P: Referring to the previous problem, suppose the rod connecting the t...
 12.65GP: CE You weigh yourself on a scale inside an airplane flying due east...
 12.66GP: CE Rank objects A, B, and C in Figure 1224 in order of increasing ...
 12.67GP: CE Referring to Figure 1224, rank objects A, B, and C in order of ...
 12.68GP: CE When the Moon is in its newmoon position (directly between the ...
 12.69GP: CE A satellite goes through one complete orbit of the Earth. (a) Is...
 12.70GP: CE The Crash of Skylab Skylab, the largest spacecraft ever to fall ...
 12.71GP: Consider a system consisting of three masses on the x axis. Mass m1...
 12.72GP: An astronaut exploring a distant solar system lands on an unnamed p...
 12.73GP: IP When the Moon is in its thirdquarter phase, the Earth, Moon, an...
 12.74GP: An equilateral triangle 10.0 m on a side has a 1.00kg mass at one ...
 12.75GP: Suppose that each of the three masses in Figure 1225 is replaced b...
 12.76GP: A Near Miss! In the early morning hours of June 14, 2002, the Earth...
 12.77GP: IP Suppose a planet is discovered that has the same amount of mass ...
 12.78GP: IP Suppose a planet is discovered that has the same total mass as t...
 12.79GP: Show that the speed of a satellite in a circulai orbit a height abo...
 12.80GP: In a binary star system, two stars orbit about their common center ...
 12.81GP: Find the orbital period of the binary star system described in the ...
 12.82GP: Using the results from 54, find the angular momentum of Halley's co...
 12.83GP: Exploring Mars In the nottoodistant future astronauts will travel...
 12.84GP: IP A satellite is placed in Earth orbit 1000 miles higher than the ...
 12.85GP: Find the speed of the Millennium Eagle at point A in Example 121 i...
 12.86GP: Show that the force of gravity between the Moon and the Sun is alwa...
 12.87GP: The astronomical unit AU is denned as the mean distance from the Su...
 12.88GP: (a) Find the kinetic energy of a 1720kg satellite in a circular or...
 12.89GP: IP Space Shuttle Orbit On a typical mission, the space shuttle (m =...
 12.90GP: IP Consider an object of mass m orbiting the Earth at a radius r. (...
 12.91GP: In a binary star system two stars orbit about their common center o...
 12.92GP: Three identical stars, at the vertices of an equilateral triangle, ...
 12.93GP: Find an expression for the kinetic energy of a satellite of mass m ...
 12.94GP: Referring to Example 121, find the x component of the net force ac...
 12.95GP: A satellite orbits the Earth in an elliptical orbit. At perigee its...
 12.96PP: Which of the two curves in Figure 1228 corresponds to comet Wild 2...
 12.97PP: What is the mass of comet Wild 2?A. 1.1 × 108 kgB. 1.1 × 1012 kgC. ...
 12.98PP: · Find the speed needed to escape from the surface of comet Wild 2....
 12.99PP: Suppose comet Wild 2 had a small satellite in orbit around it, just...
 12.100IP: Find the orbital radius that corresponds to a "year" of 150 days.
 12.101IP: Suppose the mass of the Sun is suddenly doubled, but the Earth's or...
 12.102IP: (a) If the mass of the Earth were doubled, would the escape speed o...
 12.103IP: Suppose the Earth is suddenly shrunk to half its present radius wit...
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