Calculate the altitude of a satellite in geosynchronous orbit or geostationary orbit.
Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 topic.
0:11 What is geosynchronous orbit?
0:47 Drawing the free body diagram and starting to solve the problem
3:02 Solving for the satellite’s angular velocity
4:05 Identifying the masses and radii
5:25 Defining “r” and solving for altitude
6:29 The physics works!
Next Video: Dropping a Bucket of Water - Demonstration
Multilingual? Please help translate Flipping Physics videos!
Previous Video: Deriving the Acceleration due to Gravity on any Planet and specifically Mt. Everest
Please support me on Patreon!
Thank you to Aarti Sangwan and Christopher Becke for being my Quality Control Team for this video.
Thank you to Youssef Nasr for transcribing the English subtitles of this video.