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Calculate the average orbital speed of an object on a circular orbit in the Oort cloud at a distance of 100,000 AU

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V = circumference/period = 2rπ/p

v = ((2 x 100, 000 x 149.66 x 106 x 314)/(31.62 x 106 x 365.25 x 24 x 60 x 60)

v = (939.48 1011)/(9.9785 x 1014) = 94 x 10-3km/s

v = 0.094km/s

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