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What is orbital speed of a satellite and obtain an expression for it

What is orbital speed of a satellite and obtain an expression for it 
 

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4 years ago
Orbital speed is the minimum speed of the satellite required to put the satellite to the given orbit around the earth.

The centripetal force acting due to the roation of the satellite equals to the gravitational force which can be written in the mathematical form as follows.

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