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Nafis ahmad Asked a Question
April 8, 2020 12:42 pmpts 30 pts
A satellite is in elliptical orbit about the earth (radius = 64000 km). At perigee it has an altitude o 1100 km and at the apogee its altitude is 4100 km. The major axis of the orbit is at the distano (A) (C) 12. (B) (D) 18,000 km 10,400 kmn 5,200 km 11,600 km
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  • Ruby negi Best Answer
    we have to include R(radius of earth) to calculate total apogee and perigee.
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    Nafis ahmad
    do we have to calculate eccentricity ...or directly adding A +P as mentioned in attachment is enough...???
  • Ruby negi thankyou
    correct ans is (d)
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    Nafis ahmad
    how ...plz give an explanation
  • Ruby negi thankyou
    correct ans is (d)
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  • Nafis ahmad
    i have got the answer as 5200 km but in book it is given 18000km which is correct also plz mention the step
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