Join Sarthaks eConnect Today - Largest Online Education Community!
0 votes
7 views
asked in Science by (67.7k points)

Calculate the period of revolution (p) of Triton in its orbit around Neptune from Newton’s version of Kepler’s third law.

1 Answer

0 votes
answered by (45.3k points)
selected by
 
Best answer

p2 = (4π2/G(M + m))a3

p2 = (4 x 3.14 x (354.8 x 106)3)/(6.67 x 10-11 x 1.02 x 1026) = (4 x 9.8596 x 44.66 x 1024)/(6.8034 x 1015)

p2 = 258.88 x 109s

p = 508, 744,.8s = 508,744.8/(60 x 60 24)d

p = 5.88d

Related questions

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.

One Thought Forever

“There is a close connection between getting up in the world and getting up in the morning.“
– Anon
~~~*****~~~

Categories

...