Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 10 - Think and Explain: 64



Work Step by Step

A satellite orbiting below the surface of the Earth feels no gravitational influence from the spherical shell of mass "above it" (page 172). Effectively, it is orbiting a smaller planet, and it could orbit at almost any distance from the Earth’s center.
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