Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 10 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 15

Answer

The period for satellites far from Earth is longer than 90 minutes. Satellites close to the Earth have a period of about 90 minutes. At higher altitudes, their orbital speed decreases and their period increases.

Work Step by Step

This is stated on page 192.
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