Calculate the average distance from the surface of the Earth at the equator of a satellite in geostationary

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Calculate the average distance from the surface of the Earth at the equator of a satellite in geostationary

orbit (i.e., whose period of revolution is equal to the period of rotation of the Earth).

Express the resu sin kilometers.

Use Newton’s form of Kepler’s third law:

P2 = 4 π 2a3/( G(M+m))

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