Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 10 - Think and Explain: 68

Answer

The period of any satellite circling the Earth depends on the distance from Earth, and is independent of the satellite's mass. The satellite's period at that distance would be the same as that of the moon, 27.3 days.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 192-193.
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