A planet has a single moon that is solely influenced by the gravitational interaction between the two bodies. We will…

A planet has a single moon that is solely influenced by the gravitational interaction between the two bodies. We will assume that the moon is moving in a circular orbit around the planet and that the moon travels with a constant speed in that orbit. The mass of the planet is mp = 5.69 × 1025 kg. The mass of the moon is mm = 8.25 × 1022 kg. The radius of the orbit is R = 7.76 × 108 m.

 

1)What is the period of the moon’s orbit around the planet in earth days (1 earth day = 24 hours).

 

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