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


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

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

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