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# The time period of an earth satellite in circular orbit is independent of:

A
the mass of the satellite
B
C
both the mass and radius of the orbit
D
neither the mass of the satellite nor the radius of its orbit

Solution

## The correct option is B the mass of the satelliteTime period of satellite is given by $$T=2\pi\sqrt{\dfrac{(R+h)^3}{GM}}$$where $$R+h$$ is the radius of orbit satelliteM is mass of Earth.Physics

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